A Lack of Access to Clean Water for Many Homeless in Eugene, OR

Tracy Joscelyn and Nathan Showers with a water tank at the Rest Stop in South Eugene.

In many places around the world, access to water for drinking, hygiene and sanitation is connected to housing. If someone cannot access affordable housing, they often struggle to access water as well. Click below to hear graduate student Denise Silfee’s story about how lack of access to running water impacts unhoused people in Eugene, Oregon. This story also appeared on KLCC in January 2019.

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