David E. Bloom

David E. Bloom
Water poverty in Mumbai slum
Water service delivery failures can negatively impact household economy, employment, education, quality of life, social relationships, community cohesion, and people’s sense of political inclusion. Posted on 27 Aug, 2015 01:42 PM

One characteristic of most Indian slums is their inadequate access to water, which has a serious impact on the health of its residents. Most of the research on water service delivery in slums until recently has focused on water quality and health outcomes, especially diarrhoeal illnesses.

An illegal settlement (Source: Wikimedia Commons)