Water Quality: Mindanao Island of the Philippines

Angelo Mark P. Walag, Oliva P. Canencia, Beth Ann Fiedler
  • January 2018, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-75361-4_12

Water supply distress in an island nation

What is it about?

The problematic nature of environmental contamination from manufacturing, catastrophic weather, and other conditions in the Philippines impacting public health.

Why is it important?

Water distress in the Mindanao Island is an example of the global problem of shrinking supplies of clean water.


Beth A. Fiedler
University of Central Florida

The cost of water contamination is taking a toll on population health but increased local attention to the problem has moved progress closer to viable solutions.

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The following have contributed to this page: Beth A. Fiedler and Mr Angelo Mark Po Walag