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WHO releases drinking-water guidelines

Posted by: Saving Water SA (Cape Town, South Africa) – partnered with Water Rhapsody conservation systems – 04 July 2011

The Guidelines are regarded globally as the most authoritative framework on drinking-water quality

Every year, two million people die from waterborne diseases and billions more suffer illness. But much of this ill-health and suffering is preventable.

The WHO drinking-water guidelines, released today, calls on governments to improve the quality of their drinking-water. The Guidelines compel water suppliers to systematically assess the risk of contaminants entering the water supply and to take action based on their findings.

Read an overview on the drinking-water guidelines

Download the Guidelines for drinking-water quality

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