Developing knowledge and capacity in water and sanitation
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.