Dispensers for Safe Water

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Evidence Action

Product description Brand name and product description

Chlorine dispensers are placed in the immediate vicinity of wells and other water sources. These dispense 3 mL of 1.25% chlorine solution into the user’s 20 L jerrycan. Chlorine requires 30 minutes to disinfect water from bacteria, then the chlorine residual prevents recontamination for 2-3 days.

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

Uganda, Malawi, Kenya

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Free distribution is recommended.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other water treatment methods and technologies in the region of installation.

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

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

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

Communities using contaminated drinking water sources

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