Rolling revision of the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality
Water safety on ships is included in the plan of work of the rolling revision of the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality.
The issue of water on ships which is covered briefly in chapter 6 of the Third Edition of the Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality, is of considerable international interest. The International Health Regulations were revised in2005. Drinking-water is addressed in the Guide to Ship Sanitation which is in revision at present.
Stand-alone document for publication in 2007.
Progress to date
An initial draft of the Guide to Ship Sanitation was completed, and peer-review comments have been provided, and incorporated.
The draft document is now available for public domain review. Comments are welcome following the format on the comment sheet, below.
Comments on the draft background document should be sent before 10 September 2007 to firstname.lastname@example.org