Sunday, July 26, 2015

OU Researchers Work to Provide Safe Water for Rural Ethiopians

University of Oklahoma researchers Jim Chamberlain, center, and David Sabatini, right, are a part of a project that seeks to correct elevated fluoride levels in water in Ethiopia's Great Rift Valley.
BY SILAS ALLEN Staff Writer | July 26, 2015
After six years and several trips to the east African nation, a University of Oklahoma project that seeks to improve water quality in a region of Ethiopia is beginning to take shape.

Researchers from OU’s WaTER Center visited the country this summer as a part of the center’s effort to help rural communities in Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley deal with elevated levels of fluoride in the area’s water.

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