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Household water storage, handling and point-of-use treatment

The report gives a situational review of household water quality in developed and developing country situations, and reviews field studies showing the extent to which point-of-use treatment and safe storage of water in the home can reduce the burden of waterborne diseases. The report also reviews the range of treatment methods and collection, handling and storage systems which have been developed for improving household water quality. This document was prepared as a special project by the IFH. This document was prepared as a special project by the IFH. The document was prepared by Professor S.F Bloomfield. Professor KJ Nath and Dr Martin V. Jones. The report was peer reviewed by Dr Tom Clasen, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Author: Nath KJ, Bloomfield SF, MV Jones

Download File: low_res_water_paper.pdf

Posted: 17/12/2008

Published: 01/12/2006

Publication Type: Best practice, Review

Publisher: IFH