Residents of Gabon face difficulties in accessing clean water, despite the country having abundant water resources. The lack of water treatment and distribution infrastructure is a major problem, leading to people having to travel long distances or rely on untreated water from wells. This poses health risks, especially during the season when germs build up. The limited access to water has forced some people to structure their daily routines around the schedule for water supply. The issue has been recognized as an urgent public health concern by the government.