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The application of Appropriate Technology

Water Treatment Links

www.biosandfilter.org – This site contains a good account of small household sand filters, including plans for their construction.

http://web.mit.edu/watsan/ – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT have conducted many in situ studies into the effectiveness of household sand filters. Many theses on the subject can be found on this site.

http://www.sandec.ch – Sandec is the Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag). The site contains a numerous publications relating to water treatment.

http://www.sodis.ch – Site detailing household solar water disinfection.

http://www.lifewater.org/ – Site with numerous PDF manuals on varying water treatment tecnologies.