Mar 2, 2022

Safe Drinking Water Storage and Handling

Learn about how to prevent water from becoming recontaminated during storage and handling. What are the characteristics of an ideal storage container and what types of containers may be more appropriate for different contexts? Use your design skills to improve existing storage containers to prevent recontamination.

This module is part of a series on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage, and program implementation options available to suit different contexts.

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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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Development of this website and creation of collections of emergency themed tools on Water Treatment, Water Quality Testing, Behavior Change and Sanitation funded by Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance - USAID.

This project is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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