- Drinking Water Quality Testing Workshop (Afghanistan)
07 May 2012 - 10 May 2012
DACAAR, Afghanistan -
This workshop is designed for those interested in doing basic water testing as part of the implementation, monitoring or evaluation of household water treatment projects in developing countries.
The workshop offers instruction on basic water testing for physical, chemical and biological contamination. Other topics to be addressed include information on physical, chemical and biological properties of water, water quality guidelines, testing protocol, analysis of data and preparation of water quality assessment plan. The workshop will also introduce household water treatment options as a potential solution to contaminated water.
The broader objective of this training module is to transfer knowledge and skills for participants independently to carry out different water quality tests.
- Theory: water quality issues and the connection to public health; drinking water quality guidelines and minimum standards; types of contaminants and their indicators; water quality testing: physical, chemical and biological; selection of appropriate testing methodology and equipment; developing a water quality testing plan; record keeping, interpreting results, and reporting; and household water treatment options for developing countries.
- Practical: water sample collection; physical contamination tests; chemical contaminant tests; biological contaminant tests, and preparing a report.
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