Cluster randomized controlled trial of the plastic BioSand Water filter in Cambodia.

  title={Cluster randomized controlled trial of the plastic BioSand Water filter in Cambodia.},
  author={Christine E. Stauber and Erin Printy and Frances A McCarty and Kaida R. Liang and Mark D. Sobsey},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={46 2},
About half of the rural population of Cambodia lacks access to improved water; an even higher percentage lacks access to latrines. More than 35,000 concrete BioSand Water filters (BSF) have been installed in the country. However, the concrete BSF takes time to produce and weighs hundreds of pounds. A plastic BSF has been developed but may not perform to the same benchmarks established by its predecessor. To evaluate plastic BSF performance and health impact, we performed a cluster randomized… CONTINUE READING
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