Lifesaving water quality solution 'ignored'

Chris Bateman


A filtration unit that can deliver cheap, safe drinking water to 200 people for 3 years, giving dysfunctional rural municipalities more than enough time to fix broken pipes and polluted water sources and/or increase their maintenance capacity, is being ignored by South Africa (SA)’s health officials. 

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Drinking water; Rural municipalities; Cheap; Safe

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(5):333. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9684

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Date submitted: 2015-09-17
Date published: 2015-09-17

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