CLASEN, T.F.; ROBERTS, I.G.; RABIE, T.; SCHMIDT, W.P.; CAIRNCROSS, S. (2009): Interventions to Improve Water Quality for Preventing Diarrhoea. In: The Cochrane Library. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. URL [Accessed: 30.09.2013]. PDF
Diarrhoeal diseases are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity, especially among young children in developing countries. While many of the infectious agents associated with diarrhoeal disease are potentially waterborne, the evidence for reducing diarrhoea in settings where it is endemic by improving the microbiological quality of drinking water has been equivocal. The aim of the present study is to assess the effectiveness of interventions to improve water quality for preventing diarrhoea.