The National Network on Household Water Treatment
and Safe Storage (HWTS) was established in November
2007 to serve as a hub for organizations and experts
in advocating HWTS. The HWTS Network's mission is:
to contribute to a significant reduction in
waterborne diseases especially among vulnerable
population by promoting household water treatment
and safe storage as a key component of water,
sanitation and hygiene programs.
PCWS-ITNF is a member of the HWTS Network Steering
Committee, along with other multi-sectoral members,
with the Department of Health having a permanent
PCWS-ITNF teaches communities HWTS
Where water quality is poor, there are many things people can do at their households to make water potable. They can settle, filter and disinfect the water. PCWS-ITNF teaches communities household water treatment and safe storage techniques. Below are some technologies that PCWS-ITNF has taught communities all over the Philippines through hands-on trainings.
Iron Removal Filter
- Biosand Filter