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Water safety plan: a field guide to improving drinking-water safety in small communities

Water safety plan: a field guide to improving drinking-water safety in small communities
  • World Health Organization (WHO). March 2014
  • This field guide provides a step-by-step introduction to the Water Safety Plan (WSP) approach and a range of ready-to-use templates to assist those locally involved in rural water supply to develop and implement their own WSPs. The field guide particularly addresses the rural community members responsible for the operation and management of their water supplies, as well as the staff of the local health and water supply offices responsible for safeguarding drinking-water quality and nongovernmental organizations that support drinking-water safety in rural communities. The document also provides a series of case study experiences and examples.
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Community management, Community participation, Drinking water, Health, Monitoring, Risk management, Rural areas, Sanitation, Water management, Water quality, Water safety plans (WSPs), Water supply
  • Main target audience: Community, Community leaders, Community project officers, Local communities, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Utility managers, Water operators
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Capacity-building, Guidance, Training
  • Type of resource: Field note, Guidebook
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Published in 2015