Oct 30, 2017

Selecting Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) Options

This technical brief gives some steps you can follow to identify, evaluate, and test household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) options with your potential user group. It describes criteria you can use to assess the appropriateness of different HWTS options for your context. It also explains why HWTS selection should take place within a multi-barrier approach to safe drinking water.

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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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