Clean Water in the Time of Cholera

watercrisis The Zimbabwe cholera epidemic   has claimed over 4,000 victims and sickened over 90,000 as of March 9th, 2009.  Cholera outbreaks can be traced to polluted drinking water.  Now South Africa fears they could be the next country caught in an epidemic.  South Africa's water supply   has improved since apartheid ended in 1994 when 14 million people lived without access to a "formal water supply" and 21-million lacked basic sanitation. Even with this progress today 5 million people lack clean drinking water and 15-million lack proper sanitation.  To add to the burden...Read More on Celisas.