Community-based water monitoring in Cotacachi
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This chapter discusses some of the main ramifications of Cotacachi's unsafe and unreliable water supply. In particular, water is a public health issue, becoming a primary vector for spreading a number of diseases and bacterial infections throughout the watershed. Specifically, the chapter evaluates and explores capacity to manage water systems in Cotacachi through community organizations.
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