Coping with poor water supplies: empirical evidence from Kathmandu, Nepal.

@article{Katuwal2011CopingWP,
  title={Coping with poor water supplies: empirical evidence from Kathmandu, Nepal.},
  author={Hari Katuwal and Alok K. Bohara},
  journal={Journal of water and health},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={143-58}
}
The authors examined the demand for clean drinking water using treatment behaviors in Kathmandu, Nepal. Water supply is inadequate, unreliable and low quality. Households engage in several strategies to cope with the unreliable and poor quality of water supplies. Some of the major coping strategies are hauling, storing, and point-of-use treatment. Boiling, filtering, and use of Uro-guard are some of the major treatment methods. Using Water Survey of Kathmandu, the authors estimated the effect… CONTINUE READING

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