Household water treatment and safe storage

Scaling Up Household Water Treatment Among Low-Income Populations

Thomas Clasen (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Publication details

Number of pages: 84
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HSE/WSH/09.02



This report examines the evidence to date regarding the scalability of HWTS. It seeks to consolidate existing knowledge and experience and distill the lessons learnt. Its primary aims are to 1) review the development and evolution of leading household water treatment technologies in their efforts to achieve scale, 2) identify the main constraints that they have encountered and 3) recommend ways forward.