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Work in progress and drafts for the "Rolling Revision" of the guidelines

WHO's 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.

  Contents

The individual items on the Plan of work are listed under three headings.

Aspects of chemical quality

Drafts currently being edited

  • Carbaryl in drinking-water (the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Chemical aspects ((the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Chemical safety of drinking-water: assessing priorities for risk management ((the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Dichlorvos in drinking-water (the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Dicofol in drinking-water (the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Nutrients in drinking-water (the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Nitrates in drinking-water (the period for comment is now closed and the document is now being edited)
  • Sodium dichloroisocyanurate

Other items presently included

  • "Additives", i.e. materials and chemicals used in the production and distribution of drinking-water
  • Chloral hydrate in drinking-water
  • Fluoride in drinking-water
  • Formaldehyde in drinking-water

Other related documents

Chemicals in drinking-water (3rd edition of the Guidelines)

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