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CERAMIC WATER PURIFIER CAMBODIA FIELD TESTS
IDE Working Paper No. 1 October 2003

International Development Enterprises

Canada – Cambodia Health and Nutrition Initiatives Fund

CERAMIC WATER PURIFIER CAMBODIA FIELD TESTS IDE Working Paper No. 1 October 2003

Michael Roberts, M.S. International Development Enterprises www.ide-international.org ide@online.com.kh

IDE gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Health and Nutrition Initiatives Fund supported by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the assistance of the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Provincial Departments of Health in Kampong Chhnang and Pursat.

Cover Photo: Ceramic Water Purifiers are air-dried for up to one week prior to firing at the Kampong Chhnang production facility in Cambodia.

Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.............................................................................................. iii 1 INTRODUCTION..................................................................................................... 1 1.1 Ceramic Water Purifier ....................................................................................... 1 2 3 PILOT PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION .................................................................... 2 WATER QUALITY TESTING.................................................................................. 3 3.1 Pre-Installation Tests .......................................................................................... 4 3.2 Source Water Tests............................................................................................. 5 3.3 Post-Installation Tests......................................................................................... 6 3.4 Duplicate Tests .................................................................................................. 9 4 BASELINE AND THIRD-MONTH SURVEY............................................................ 9 4.1 Methodology...................................................................................................... 9 4.2 Results............................................................................................................... 9 5 CONTROL GROUP COMPARISON SURVEY ........................................................12 5.1 Methodology.....................................................................................................12 5.2 Results..............................................................................................................13 5.2.1 Rate of Abandonment ..............................................................................13 5.2.2 Water Sources .........................................................................................15 5.2.3 Incidence of Diarrhea...............................................................................16 5.2.4 Expense and Time Saved in Water Boiling ................................................18 5.2.5 CWP Operation and Cleaning...................................................................19 6 7 BREAKAGE RATE.................................................................................................20 SUMMARY OF IMPACTS ......................................................................................21

List of Tables Table 1: CWP Project Villages .......................................................................................... 3 Table 2: WHO Water Quality Guidelines for Rural Drinking Water Supplies ....................... 4 Table 3: Quality of Source Water for Pre-Installation Tests ................................................. 4 Table 4: Quality of Source Water for the Post-Installation Tests .......................................... 5 Table 5: Results of Post-Installation Water Quality Tests .................................................... 7 Table 6: Results of Baseline and Third-Month...
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