Sachet drinking water in Ghana's Accra-Tema metropolitan area: past, present, and future.

@article{Stoler2012SachetDW,
  title={Sachet drinking water in Ghana's Accra-Tema metropolitan area: past, present, and future.},
  author={Justin Stoler and John R. Weeks and Guenther Fink},
  journal={Journal of water, sanitation, and hygiene for development : a journal of the International Water Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 4}
}
Population growth in West Africa has outpaced local efforts to expand potable water services, and private sector sale of packaged drinking water has filled an important gap in household water security. Consumption of drinking water packaged in plastic sachets has soared in West Africa over the last decade, but the long-term implications of these changing consumption patterns remain unclear and unstudied. This paper reviews recent shifts in drinking water, drawing upon data from the 2003 and… CONTINUE READING

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