Isha Ray
Professor of Energy and Resources
Energy & Resources Group
isharay@berkeley.edu
(510) 642-1640

Research Expertise and Interest

Water and development; Gender, water and sanitation; technology and development

Description

In Research News

June 23, 2011

San Joaquin Valley communities with large Latino populations are exposed to disproportionately high levels of the agricultural chemical nitrate through their drinking water, according to a UC Berkeley study. When ingested via drinking water, nitrate can lead to numerous health problems, particularly among women and young children.

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