Nov 30, 2015

Point-of-Use Water Treatment for Non-Household Settings

This Technical Brief introduces the importance of point-of-use (POU) water treatment in non-household settings. These institutions include schools, health care facilities, workplaces, temporary use settings (e.g., restaurants, markets, places of worship, public facilities), mass gatherings (e.g., public events, festivals), and dislocated populations (e.g., refugee camps, prisons).

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