Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Options in Developing Countries: A Review of Current Implementation Practices

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Daniele S. Lantagne, Robert Quick, and Eric D. Mintz

This article summarizes five of the most common household water treatment and safe storage options—chlorination, filtration (biosand and ceramic), solar disinfection, combined filtration/chlorination, and combined flocculation/chlorination—and describes implementation strategies for each option. The authors identify the successes, challenges, and obstacles encountered in implementing projects.

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