The emergence of tap and bore hole is the cause of various sickness diseases we hardly know the cause. Some might say that people urinate or defecate in the stream but forgetting that it is not stagnant, it flows.
Water is has no enemy because all nod sundry need it. Stream water is what we value so much in Africa because it has been the source of water supply from time immemorial. It is always cold and has this unique taste that you will long to drink more.In Ghana, the first thing given to a visitor is water before any other thing.
The emergence of tap and bore hole is the cause of various sickness diseases we hardly know the cause. Some might say that people urinate or defecate in the stream but forgetting that it is not stagnant, it flows. Most of these boreholes are not well dug whereas it is supposed to be dug deeply so as to get good and clean water. Rather it will be dug below the required depth and these results to drinking dirty and smelly water. Some will say that it is being treated, but that doesn’t change anything as after a while greenish substances forms in the tank. Some prefers boiling their water also.
Stream water doesn’t need to be boiled, it is what our fore fathers /used in cooking and drinking, they lived longer than nowadays people who die due to various diseases everywhere, including ; malaria and typhoid all as a s a result of borehole water.
Stream water is still valued and cherished by Africans and it far better than this new age bore-hole that is generating different types of sicknesses and diseases.
In those days there is nothing like buying water, you take your clothes to the stream and wash,and as well swim, after which you fetch some water and bring back home.