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Jordan Rapid Assessment of Drinking-Water Quality Pilot 2004-2005

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General Info
Geography 
Jordan (JOR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2004 - 03/2005
Data type
Survey:
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Rapid Assessment of Drinking-Water Quality (RADWQ) is a rapid survey methodology developed by the WHO and UNICEF. Using the the RADWQ methodology, Jordan completed a pilot survey in 2004-2005. The survey canvassed 1,600 sample sites from 67 clusters. Water supplies were tested with in local laboratories using collected samples. Water analysis included testing for thermotolerant coliforms, pH levels, apeparance, conductivity, cholrine levels, fluoride, iron, nitrate, arsenic, and fecal streptococci. All types of water supplies were included in the sample.

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Department of Statistics (Jordan), Jordan University for Science and Technology, Ministry of Health (Jordan), Royal Scientific Society of Jordan (RSS), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), University of Jordan, Water Authority of Jordan, World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO-WHO). Jordan Rapid Assessment of Drinking-Water Quality Pilot 2004-2005. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation.