Drinking water quality and solar disinfection: effectiveness in peri-urban households in Nepal.

  title={Drinking water quality and solar disinfection: effectiveness in peri-urban households in Nepal.},
  author={Rochelle C. Rainey and Anna K. Harding},
  journal={Journal of water and health},
  volume={3 3},
  • R. RaineyA. Harding
  • Published 1 September 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of water and health
The study examined pH, turbidity and fecal contamination of drinking water from household water storage containers, wells and taps, and the Godawari River, and tested the effectiveness of solar disinfection (SODIS) in reducing levels of fecal contamination from household containers. The research was conducted in 40 households in a village 6 km outside the capital city of Kathmandu, Nepal. Three rounds of data were collected: a baseline in March 2002 followed by training in solar disinfection… 

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