27 June 2016

Key changes for water safety management within healthcare premises

United Kingdom

Last month the UK Department of Health released an updated version of the Health Technical Memorandum (HTM04-01), which gives advice and guidance on the maintenance, operation and management of water systems within healthcare premises. Water safety groups (WSG) and water safety ...

14 June 2016

Peruvian and Brazilian operators collaborate to improve security for staff and customers

Brazil, Peru

EMSAPUNO (Peru) water utility, operates under challenging topographic conditions in Puno in terms of water service provision. With limited space for expansion on flat land around the only freshwater source, Lake Titicaca, the operators incur high energy and maintenance costs asso...

3 June 2016

Water Safety Plan for Dominica being examined by stakeholders

Roseau, Dominica

A two-day National Stakeholder Consultation to assist in the development of a Water Safety Plan has commenced in Dominica. It is being hosted by the Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Limited (DOWASCO) in collaboration with the Environmental Health and Sustainable Development (...

1 June 2016

Global Water Safety Conference & New WSPortal launch


The Global Water Safety Conference was held on April 25-29, 2016, in Palawan, Philippines. The event was organized by the International Water Association (IWA) and the Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA), and co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The focus...