el salvador: JHahn_-ElSalvador_OjodeAgua_06

Nejapa, El Salvador- A security guard washes his hands at an outdoor tap at Miranda Cafe in Nejapa, El Salvador on Friday, June 22, 2018.Nejapa is not only home to a number of bottling plants including Coca Cola and Lactolac, it also lies above one of El Salvador's largest aquifers, feeding neighboring communities and much of San Salvador.The San Antonio River, once a main source of water for Nejapa, has been contaminated by the waste produced by industrial bottling plants since their arrival in 1996. Bio filtration systems were installed but have been broken since 2006. (Jane Hahn)

Nejapa, El Salvador- A security guard washes his hands at an outdoor tap at Miranda Cafe in Nejapa, El Salvador on Friday, June 22, 2018.

Nejapa is not only home to a number of bottling plants including Coca Cola and Lactolac, it also lies above one of El Salvador's largest aquifers, feeding neighboring communities and much of San Salvador.

The San Antonio River, once a main source of water for Nejapa, has been contaminated by the waste produced by industrial bottling plants since their arrival in 1996. Bio filtration systems were installed but have been broken since 2006.

(Jane Hahn)