Development and application of portable data terminal for drinking water hygienic management
ZHANG Qi;LI Hong-xing;TAO Yong;National Center for Rural Water Supply Technical Guidance,Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention;
Objective To analyze and develop data terminal for grass-root health inspectors which is expected to suit rural drinking water hygienic management. Methods Portable data terminal and on-site water quality testing equipment had been developed based on existing drinking water risk management information system,and software of the application procedure had been installed for pilot application. Results The portable data terminal was able to upload data to data processing platform via internet and store data in local storage,and transmitted information to decision makers and water supply operators in messages form. It made more convenient and precise for grass-root health inspectors to know background and risk information of local drinking water safety. Conclusion The development and application of the portable data terminal is effective and efficient to discover,identify and response to drinking water quality risk,and is testified to be positive to improve the level of informatization by assisting scientific decision-making.