Lack of safe water and sanitation is the world’s single largest cause of illness. The toll on children is especially high. A good number of Children die from unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation facilities. Countless others suffer from poor health, diminished productivity and missed opportunities for education. The young and the old are particularly vulnerable. Over 90 per cent of deaths from diarrhea, Cholera and other diseases due to unsafe water and sanitation in the developing world occur in children below 5 years old.
The environmental condition of the water makes it less reliable as the environment is not conducive enough for reliable portable water due to its untidy nature. There is high growth of vegetation around the spring serving as breeding ground for harmful organisms and hide out for wild animals like snakes and more. Around the spring and on the waters we notice domestic wastes and plastics, not only they are dirty but also contain water that is stagnant and a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes and other harmful organisms that depend on stagnant water to breed