Water quality and health in the new millennium: the role of the World Health Organization Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality.

@article{Sobsey2003WaterQA,
  title={Water quality and health in the new millennium: the role of the World Health Organization Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality.},
  author={Mark D. Sobsey and Stefan Bartram},
  journal={Forum of nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={56},
  pages={396-405}
}
In this report the role of the WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality in promoting safe drinking water for the world's population is briefly described. The guidelines are being revised in a third edition to emphasize an integrated approach to water quality assessment and management from source to consumer. The forthcoming guidelines will: be risk-based and quantitative, emphasize quality protection and prevention of contamination, be proactive and participatory, and address the needs of… CONTINUE READING

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