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Pharmaceuticals in drinking water

Pharmaceuticals in drinking water
  • World Health Organization (WHO). June 2012
  • This technical report aims to provide practical guidance and recommendations in managing concerns over pharmaceuticals in drinking-water, taking into consideration the available scientific knowledge and evidence. It emphasizes the importance to prioritize this emerging issue in the overall context of water safety management, which includes microbial and other chemical risks that may threaten the safety of drinking-water.
  • Geographical coverage: Global, Oceania, Australia
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Health, Pollution, Water quality, Water security, Water treatment
  • Main target audience: Governments, Health professionals, International community, Utility managers, Water operators
  • Main purpose: Awareness raising, Guidance
  • Type of resource: Guidelines, Recommendations
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Published in 2015