Water Quality in Selected Districts in Uganda (I-WAQ)

Published: 18 August 2023| Version 4 | DOI: 10.17632/mbx7bxm4vx.4


The objective of this research was to ascertain the extent of contamination in various water sources in the selected districts, thereafter develop an IoT solution to monitor water quality. Water samples were drawn from protected springs, shallow wells, taps, and boreholes and immediately transported on ice to the laboratory for analysis. Water samples were collected from sixteen districts from central, eastern, western and northern Uganda.


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Samples were collected in one-litre plastic bottles. The collected samples were labelled with identification codes, and transferred into a cool box with ice packs to maintain temperatures below 10oC and transported to the National Water Quality Reference Laboratory (NWQRL) for analysis.


Makerere University


Chemistry, Health Informatics, Machine Learning, Inferential Statistics, Informatics, Water, Environmental Informatics, Descriptive Statistics


Carnegie Corporation of New York