A sign posted at Kwethluk Washeteria shows the price to take a shower. At one time the only showers were in the school and washeteria. Community members hooked up to piped water can now shower at home. (Photo-Joaqlin Estus)
In part one, KNBA’s Joaqlin Estus reported on the impact water and lack of plumbing have on the health of people. In part two, Estus reports on some of the reasons why not all Alaskans have modern plumbing systems.
For more information on this series, please visit the KNBA website