In-house contamination of potable water in urban slum of Kolkata, India: a possible transmission route of diarrhea.

@article{Palit2012InhouseCO,
  title={In-house contamination of potable water in urban slum of Kolkata, India: a possible transmission route of diarrhea.},
  author={A. C. Palit and Prasenjit Batabyal and Suman Kanungo and Dipika Sur},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={299-303}
}
We have investigated and determined the potentiality of different water sources, both for drinking and domestic purposes, in diarrheal disease transmission in diarrhea endemic foci of urban slums in Kolkata, India in a one and half year prospective study. Out of 517 water samples, collected from different sources, stored water (washing) showed higher… CONTINUE READING