People in rural Alaskan communities often buy water from a central watering point, collect rain water and haul ice/water from rivers. A five-gallon jug of water, like the one this young man in Kivalina is carrying, weighs about 40 pounds. (Photo-Joaqlin Estus)
This week on National Native News we’ve reported on rural sanitation in Alaska. KNBA News Director Joaqlin Estus traveled to remote communities to examine community needs. Today, Estus reports on solutions experts are examining.
For more information on this series, please visit the KNBA website