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WHO regional office for Europe published a field guide on Water Safety Plans

Recently the WHO regional office for Europe published the guidance document "Safe drinking-water for small communities: Water Safety Plans for better health".

19.03.2014 |Chantal van den Bossche

Access to safe drinking water is crucial for the health and development of communities. However, access to safe and sufficient drinking water in rural areas remains problematic in many pan-European regions.

Recently the WHO regional office for Europe published a guidance document on the implementation of Water Safety Plans (WSP) for small communities. WSP implies an approach that aims to improve drinking-water safety for a better health. The field guide offers ready-to use templates for community members, local authorities, local health and water supply officers, non-governmental organizations or other community-based organizations.

This practical field guide is available in English and Russian on the WHO website.

See also the Water Safety Plan Compendium prepared by WECF and partners

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