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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Organization, World Health.
Water Safety Planning for Small Community Water Supplies : Step-by-step Risk Management Guidance for Drinking-water Supplies in Small Communities.
Geneva : World Health Organization, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
World Health Organization
|Description:||1 online resource (65 pages)|
|Contents:||Preface; _GoBack; Introduction; Purpose of the manual; Overview of contents; Target audience; Key principles; What are small community water supplies, and why are they important?; What is a water safety plan?; Why should water safety plans be applied to small community water supplies?; How can a water safety plan be developed and implemented in a small community water supply?; Task 1Engage the community and assemble a water safety plan team; Task 2Describe the community water supply; Task 3Identify and assess hazards, hazardous events, risks and existing control measures. Task 4Develop and implement an incremental improvement planTask 5Monitor control measures and verify the effectiveness of the water safety plan; Task 6Document, review and improve all aspects of water safety plan implementation; Acknowledgements; References and recommended further reading; Glossary.|
This manual is designed to engage empower and guide communities in the development and implementation of watersafety plans (WSPs) for their drinking-water systems. It provides guidance on how to apply effective and achievablemanagement actions in order to improve the safety and quality of supplied water. Relevant to all community-managedsystems it is applicable to piped schemes point sources such as hand pumps protected springs or household rainwaterharvesting systems and other sources. The guidance provided is valid for both new and existing schemes. The manual is complemented by the World He.
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