mWater Field Test Kit


mWater Field Test Kit is a water testing kit designed to detect E.coli, coliform bacteria, nitrate/nitrite, and chlorine residual.

Product description Brand name and product description

mWater Test Kit is a single-use water quality test kit designed to detect E. coli, coliform bacteria, nitrate/nitrite, and chlorine residual without the need for a power supply. The kit is manufactured and distributed by mWater. It is designed for community health workers, NGO’s, and people who do not have access to laboratories or incubators.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product has been implemented by several humanitarian organizations like USAID DIV, The World Bank Innovation Fund,, WaterAid International, WaterAid Australia, Millennium Water Alliance, The Water Trust, charity: water, The Water Project, Riverkeeper, Earth Echo, Safe Water Network, UNC Water Institute, Ugandan Water Project,, Drink Local Drink Tap, Wine to Water, Haiti Outreach, UNICEF, WHO, Water4, MSF, GAIN, and UN-HABITAT.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

200 USD per kit (each kit contains 20 tests)

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

Primary competitors include 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count Plates, Watersafe Drinking Water Test Kit, and Safe Home ULTIMATE Drinking Water Test Kit. Several other water testing kits available in the market compete with this product, such as the MicroSnap™ Coliform and Colifast Field Kit.

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)

Target users include community health workers, while the target buyers include humanitarian organizations and governments.

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