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Oct 30, 2017

Introduction to Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS)

This technical brief introduces and defines household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS). It describes how HWTS systems fit within a multi-barrier approach to safe drinking water. It also discusses the benefits and limitations of HWTS.

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CAWST is a Canadian charity and licensed engineering firm. We address the global need for safe drinking water and sanitation by building local knowledge and skills on household solutions people can implement themselves.

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