To What Extent is Drinking Water Tested in Sub-Saharan Africa? A Comparative Analysis of Regulated Water Quality Monitoring

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Peletz, Rachel; Kumpel, Emily; Bonham, Mateyo; Rahman, Zarah; Khush, Ranjiv;
(2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 13,issue 3 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4808938, doi: 10.3390/ijerph13030275
  • Subject: regulated testing | institutional performance | R | water quality | water utilities | water monitoring | Medicine | drinking water | Article | sub-Saharan Africa | health agencies | fecal contamination

Water quality information is important for guiding water safety management and preventing water-related diseases. To assess the current status of regulated water quality monitoring in sub-Saharan Africa, we evaluated testing programs for fecal contamination in 72 instit... View more
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