A Review of Missouri S&t Students' Studies of Drinking Water Systems in Rural Guatemala
The rural highlands of Guatemala is a popular destination for American tourists who visit the area for both recreation and for the opportunity to participate in social works programs. One of the challenges associated with studying in the region is the need to maintain a fraternalistic mind-set as opposed to the sometimes more prevalent paternalistic approach. Safe drinking water is in relatively short supply in the highlands, and students and faculty from the Missouri University of Science and Technology have been conducting drinking water studies in the area for more than a decade. The majority of the students have been engineering students, and while women typically make up less than 25 percent of engineering enrollment, the majority of the S&T publications about Guatemala water have been authored by female students.
A. C. Elmore, "A Review of Missouri S&t Students' Studies of Drinking Water Systems in Rural Guatemala," Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress (2013, Cincinnati, OH), pp. 2130-2138, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), May 2013.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784412947.209
World Environmental and Water Resources Congress (2013: May 19 - 23, Cincinnati, OH)
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
Environmental and Water Resources Institute; (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Keywords and Phrases
Drinking water systems; Engineering enrollments; Female students; Missouris; Safe drinking water; Science and Technology; Short supply; Social work; Professional aspects; Water resources
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01 May 2013