Water Sanitation Health

Drinking-water quality

The quality of drinking-water is a powerful environmental determinant of health. Assurance of drinking-water safety is a foundation for the prevention and control of waterborne diseases.


NEW: Call for technical editors/writers

WHO is seeking expressions of interests from individual technical editors/writers for WHO’s work related to the Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality (GDWQ), the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) and the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR).