Two studies investigate health impacts of continuous piped water supply

This week, PLOS Medicine features two studies each investigating the importance of uninterrupted piped water supplies to health outcomes. In Hubli-Dharwad, India, Ayse Ercumen and colleagues compared health outcomes for households that had been upgraded to receive continuous piped water to households with intermittent water supply. Aurélie Jeandron and colleagues conducted a time-series regression of water supply to Uvira, Democratic Republic of the Congo and admissions to the local Cholera Treatment Centre.

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