Dissemination of Drinking Water Contamination Data to Consumers: A Systematic Review of Impact on Consumer Behaviors

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Article courtesy of Patricia J. Lucas, Christie Cabral, John M. Colford Jr. | June 27, 2011 | PLOS| Shared as educational material

Evidence is equivocal about whether giving drinking water contamination data to persons in developing countries will improve water management in households or communities. One approach to the major public health threat posed by drinking water contamination is to disseminate water contamination data. Under this hypothesis, positive behavior, i.e. changing water sources, will increase. Large cohort studies have been published evaluating this approach. More rigorous study, however, is needed. Read more here: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0021098

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