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

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2004 - 04/2005
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 RADWQ methodology, Tajikistan completed a pilot survey in 2004-2005. The survey canvassed 1,620 sample sites from 53 clusters. Water supplies were tested with in local laboratories using collected samples. Water analysis included testing for thermotolerant coliforms, pH levels, appearance, conductivity, chlorine levels, fluoride, iron, nitrate, arsenic, and fecal streptococci. All types of water supplies were included in the sample.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Tajikistan), Ministry of Melioration and Water Resources (Tajikistan), State Committee For Environmental Protection (Tajikistan), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO). Tajikistan Rapid Assessment of Drinking-Water Quality Pilot 2004-2005. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation.