This paper describes some field techniques available for water testing in developing countries. It concentrates on the bacteriological testing of water for faecal coliform organisms and possible ways of reducing costs. Short descriptions of chemical and physical tests follow a discussion of water quality guidelines.
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
- Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
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CitationHUTTON, L.G., 1984. Aspects of field testing of water. IN: Cotton, A. and Pickford, J. (eds). Water and sanitation in Asia and the Pacific: Proceedings of the 10th WEDC International Conference, Singapore, 28-31 August 1984, pp.131-134.
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