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


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

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.