Isha Ray Comments on Issues Facing Clean Water Technology Implementation

In a recent article from Knowable Magazine, ERG faculty Isha Ray provides input on why many water filtering and purification technologies fail to produce significant impacts on community health in developing areas, despite extensive laboratory testing.

“One thing we know from the social sciences is people are not all the time driven only and exclusively by health considerations,” Ray states. She notes that the added task of treating water may be an additional load placed on individuals that already struggle to perform other intensive daily chores.

The original article can be found here, as well as a review on the subject co-authored by Ray in 2015.