CDC SWS Container

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC SWS Container is a modified jerry designed for safe water storage in households.

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Product description Brand name and product description

The CDC SWS Container is a 20-liter modified jerrycan with an integrated tap and handle for carrying water for household use. This container was designed as part of the CDC’s Safe Water System (SWS) Program to promote the safe handling and storing of drinking water.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The CDC works mainly in countries of Asia and Africa.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) organizes the distribution of this product.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other water containers such as the Oxfam BucketAquatainer Collapsible, and standard jerrycans.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation


Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals who collect and store water for household use.

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