The BSF is a robust water treatment technology for use in rural Cambodian households, capable of effective removal of bacteria, and significant reduction of diarrheal disease. BSF performance is comparable to other recommended household water treatment interventions.
Liang, K., M. Sobsey and C. Stauber. 2010. Improving Household Drinking Water Quality: Use of Biosand Filter in Cambodia. Water and Sanitation Program Field Note, Water and Sanitation Program.