James Charles in Tuntutuliak created a hot water system for his home after observing plumbing in the school he attended. Shown here: copper tubing wrapped around a stovepipe. (Photo-Joaqlin Estus)
Over the past four days, we’ve brought you stories looking at Alaska’s rural sanitation situation. We’ve seen how the lack of modern sanitation is linked to disease. We’ve also reported on the implications the lack of funding has in villages with a limited cash economy. Today, reporter Joaqlin Estus concludes the series.
For more information on this series, please visit the KNBA website