Quality water produces healthy individual as well as healthy environment; thus a healthy nation. Nigeria with abundant water resources still lack quality water for both individual consumptions and life-stock/agricultural purposes; thus the need for this paper which aimed at x-raying the Nigeria quality water system, its availability and accessibility to the masses of different regions of the country with respect to the quality water statistic at these regions. Most heavy metal concentrates from the biochemical and microbial assays in most cases exceeded the world Health Organisation recommended thresholds for potable water. The causative factors of the lack of quality water were highlighted from the statistic available with reasonable solutions emphasized for its improvement.
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Keywords: Assessment; Water; Quality; Quantity
Biography: Dr Umeh edith is a lecturer with the Department of Statistics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State Nigeria.She had her PhD in Multivariate Statistics from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State Nigeria. Currently doing some research in Biostatics precisely on Tuberculosis.