- 29 November 2012
- Maryruth Belsey Priebe
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In South Africa, access to safe drinking water is a constitutional right. So the South Africans have created a really easy way to monitor water quality.
A new mobile phone application in South Africa helps users submit information about water quality via SMS aka text message. The hope is that by engaging on the ground data collection in a feedback information loop, the system can help to monitor the performance of environmental health practitioners.Read more: South African Phone App Makes Water Quality Monitoring Fast And Simple