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Point of Use Water Purification in Rural Haiti Using Granulated Chlorinated Isocyanurate

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Abstract:

The Klorfasil safe water program is a not-for-profit household water treatment intervention for developing countries. It is similar to the Safe Water System promoted by the Centers for Disease Control in that it consists of three parts: 1) behavioral change techniques (i.e., social marketing) combined with, 2) safe water storage in the home in closed plastic containers fitted with a tap to prevent contamination of treated water, and 3) treatment of water in the home by the addition of a suitable disinfectant. Unlike the CDC model, which is based on the use of locally produced dilute liquid sodium hypochlorite solution, the Klorfasil program uses concentrated granulated sodium dichloroisocyanurate disinfectant.

Keywords: Safe water system; chlorinated isocyanurate; household water treatment and safe storage

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864709793847771

Publication date: January 1, 2009

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