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WHO Water Safety Plan

Water Safety Plan: World Health Organisation (WHO) field guide to improving drinking water safety in small communities

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Guidelines for drinking water quality recommend the Water Safety Plans (WSP) approach as the most effective way of ensuring continuous provision of safe drinking water.

This field guide provides a step-by-step introduction to the 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 link to the WHO's Water Safety Plan guidelines can be accessed Water safety plan manual (WSP manual) (