Water Sanitation Health

Rolling revision of the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality

The WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality are kept up-to-date by a "rolling revision". The present plan of work involves development of addenda to be published in 2005 and 2007 and a fourth edition scheduled for 2008. It also includes development and publication of documents on guidelines derivation and describing the state of knowledge on good practice in drinking-water safety

The individual items on the plan of work are listed alphabetically below.



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).