Tap Water and Trihalomethanes: Flow of Concerns Continues

Tap Water and Trihalomethanes: Flow of Concerns Continues

Publication Year:
2003
Authors:
Hood, Ernie
Language:
English
Affiliated Orgs.:
Bridport Services
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Summary:
In urban Bangladesh, in-line chlorination reduced child diarrhoea by 36%. This technology disinfected water without electricity, suiting areas with limited power access. The study underscores the need for sustainable water treatments in developing countries to enhance public health.
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Resource Information

Resource Type

Journal Article

Publication Year

2003

Author

Hood, Ernie

Language

English

Organizational Affiliation

Bridport Services

Specific Contaminants

Other Chemicals, Total Trihalomethane

Business Connect Takeaways

The study found that in-line chlorination of drinking water in urban Bangladesh was effective in reducing child diarrhoea by 36%
The in-line chlorination technology used in the study was able to disinfect drinking water without the need for electricity, making it a promising solution for areas with limited access to electricity.
The study highlights the importance of implementing sustainable and effective water treatment solutions in developing countries to improve public health.

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