Water Sanitation Health

Waterborne disease at the household level

A growing body of research has confirmed the key role that point-of-use water quality interventions can play in reducing diarrhoeal disease in a cost-effective manner.

This document reviews the case for managing water quality in the home, describes the Network and its objectives, gives a brief overview of low-cost technologies, and outlines some of the implementation challenges that lie ahead.

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Publishing Information

ISBN 978 92 4 159522 3
2007 World Health Organization