Opportunities for Improving Panama’s Potable Water


Despite being surrounded — and bisected — by water, Panama struggles to meet its citizens’ water needs in both urban and rural areas. In 2013, 840,000 of the country’s 3.8 million people lacked 24-hour access to water, 600,000 did not have access to a potable supply, and 30,000 relied on tank trucks to deliver drinking water.

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Charlotte D. Smith
Publication date: 
March 20, 2014
Publication type: 
Blog Entry