Rolling revision of the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality
Leptospira are included in the plan of work of the rolling revision of the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality.
The GDWQ WG meeting (Geneva, 2004) identified Leptospira as an important omission from chapter 11 of the Third Edition of the GDWQ.
Fact sheet for inclusion in chapter 11 of GDWQ, second addendum to Third Edition.
Progress to date
The GDWQ WG meeting (Geneva, 2004) agreed to add Leptospira to the rolling revision and agreed on a plan of work. A fact sheet was completed and endorsed by the GDWQ WG meeting (Geneva, 2006) for public review, leading to its inclusion in the second addendum.
The draft document is now available for review. Comments are welcome following the format of the comment sheet, below.