Source: MIT Tech Review
Published: March 2019
Sanitation Without Sewers
Circulated: April 18, 2019
- 2.3 billion people do not have basic sanitation facilities such as toilets or latrines.
- 750 billion people consume food irrigated by wastewater.
- 842K people die in low and middle income countries each year as a result of inadequate water sanitation and hygiene.
- 892M people defecate in the open, for example in street gutters, behind bushes, or into open bodies of water.