UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Kirk R Smith, Isha Ray, Yong Tao
DATE OF PUBLICATION: December 2020
REGION: East Asia
SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Inadequate access to safe drinking water remains a global health problem, particularly in rural areas. Boiling is the most commonly used form of point-of-use household water treatment (HWT) globally, although the use of bottled water in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is increasing rapidly.