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A framework for monitoring the safety of water services: from measurements to security

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The sustainable developments goals (SDGs) introduced monitoring of drinking water quality to the international development agenda. At present, Escherichia coli are the primary measure by which we evaluate the safety of drinking water from an infectious disease perspective. Here, we propose and apply a framework to reflect on the purposes of and approaches to monitoring drinking water safety. To deliver SDG 6.1, universal access to safe drinking water, a new approach to monitoring is needed. A...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41545-020-00083-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Geography
ORCID:
0000-0002-2236-7589
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Geography
ORCID:
0000-0001-9011-6901
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6542-6315
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
npj Clean Water Journal website
Volume:
3
Article number:
36
Publication date:
2020-08-18
Acceptance date:
2020-07-14
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EISSN:
2059-7037
Pubs id:
1127076
Local pid:
pubs:1127076
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English
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