Data, measured at the water source, on the quality of water is essential for both the delivery of services and the prevention of diseases. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data should be available on level of the following chemicals by water source and be updated at least weekly:

  • fecal coliform
  • arsenic
  • fluoride levels
  • nitrates
  • TDS (Total dissolved solids)

Data Location

Comments

There is evidence that DINEPA, the public entity managing the water system in Haiti, was regularly publishing water quality collected through the information system SYSKLOR until the year 2013. (1)(2) There is, however, no evidence that such data is still regularly collected and published.

(1): https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=520442004668424&id=267899689922658 (2): http://www.dinepa.gouv.ht/wash_cluster/index.php?option=com_rokdownloads&view=folder&Itemid=54

Reviewer comments

Approving this submission.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • ? Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • N Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
Key:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data

Details

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Pierre Chrzanowski
Last modified   Mon Sep 28 2015 14:56:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)