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Household water treatment 1

Author(s): Skinner, Brian  |  Shaw, Rod

Publisher: WEDC | WELL
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 1999

Series: WELL Technical Brief 58
Collection(s): WELL


This Technical Brief is the first of two examining the treatment of water in the home. Here we introduce the subject, and cover treatment by straining, storage, settlement, solar disinfection, chemical disinfection, and boiling. The second Brief (No. 59) considers treatment by coagulation, flocculation, filtration and solar distillation, and covers aspects of the reduction of some chemical concentrations.

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