whp volume 14, issue 3, P32-44 2013 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2013.23437 View full text
Kyle Onda, Joe LoBuglio, Jamie Bartram

Abstract: Abstract:Monitoring of progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) drinking water target relies on classification of water sources as "improved" or "unimproved" as an indicator for water safety. We adjust the current Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) estimate by accounting for microbial water quality and sanitary risk using the only-nationally representative water quality data currently available, that from the WHO and UNICEF "Rapid Assessment of Drinking Water Quality". A principal components analy…

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