Weather affects water quality and health in Northern communities

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Weather affects water quality and health in Northern communities

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dc.contributor.author Harper, S.L.
dc.contributor.author Edge, V.L.
dc.contributor.author Schuster-Wallace, C.J.
dc.contributor.author Berke, O.
dc.contributor.author McEwen, S.A.
dc.contributor.author Institute for Community Engaged Scholarhip
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-07T19:20:10Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-07T19:20:10Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3838
dc.description This summary is a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph, with project partners: the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. http://csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/Clear_Research en_US
dc.description.abstract A few weeks after lots of rain or melting snow enters the drinking water system, people are more likely to get sick from diseases carried by water. As climate change increases rainfall and rapid melting of snow in Northern communities, the risk of getting sick will likely also increase. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/omafra/partnership/KTT_and_IP.shtml en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Waterborne disease en_US
dc.subject Aboriginal health en_US
dc.subject Nunatsiavut en_US
dc.subject water contamination en_US
dc.subject water quality en_US
dc.subject weather en_US
dc.subject climate change en_US
dc.subject health en_US
dc.subject clear language research summary en_US
dc.title Weather affects water quality and health in Northern communities en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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