Quantifying health improvements from water quantity enhancement: an engineering perspective applied to rainwater harvesting in West Africa.

@article{Fry2010QuantifyingHI,
  title={Quantifying health improvements from water quantity enhancement: an engineering perspective applied to rainwater harvesting in West Africa.},
  author={Lauren M Fry and Joshua R Cowden and David W. Watkins and Thomas F. Clasen and James R. Mihelcic},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 24},
  pages={9535-41}
}
Knowledge of potential benefits resulting from technological interventions informs decision making and planning of water, sanitation, and hygiene programs. The public health field has built a body of literature showing health benefits from improvements in water quality. However, the connection between improvements in water quantity and health is not well documented. Understanding the connection between technological interventions and water use provides insight into this problem. We present a… CONTINUE READING

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