This publication contains laboratory and field studies to characterise the UV- tube performance at flow rate of 5L/m. It presents the UV tube as a promising technology for treating household drinking water at the point of use.BROWNELL, S.A. ; CHAKRABARTI, A.R. ; KASER, F.M. ; CONNELLY, L.G. ; PELETZ, R.L. ; REYGADAS, F. ; LANG, M.J. ; KAMMEN, D.M. ; NELSON, K.L. (2008): Assessment of a low-cost, point-of-use, ultraviolet water disinfection technology. In: Journal of Water and Health: Volume 6 , 53-65.