Water treatment and Sanitation in Zambia
Lusaka Kitwe Livingstone Solwezi Harare Lubumbashi Ndola
Most water requires some type of treatment before use, even water from deep wells or springs, to reduce in waterborne disease, especially among vulnerable populations, by promoting safe household water treatment and safe storage as a key component of water, sanitation and hygiene programmes. The main objective of water treatment is to ensure that the water consumed will not produce disease. The most important contaminants to remove from the water are: bacteria, viruses, helminthes and protozoa. Water treatment is a process, with all three steps recommended for optimal results; sedimentation, filtration and disinfection. Find organization involved in water treatment and sanitation here.