Water Sanitation Health

World Water Day 2010

Clean water for a healthy world

UN-Water agreed to dedicate World Water Day (WWD) 2010 to the theme of "Water Quality". Governments, organizations, communities, and individuals around the world are encouraged to actively engage in proactively addressing water quality.

WHO Resource Materials for World Water Day 2010

Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality
Water safety plan (WSP) information series
Small community and household-level water management
  • Small and safe
    pdf, 312kb

    Investing in small community water supplies will reduce waterborne disease outbreaks and overall costs
    An advocacy brief describing the benefits of addressing small community water supplies
  • Combating waterborne disease at the household-level
    This document reviews the case for managing water quality in the home, and describes the WHO Network and its objectives
Using human waste safely for livelihoods, food production and health

Part of an information kit on the 3rd edition of the Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater in agriculture and aquaculture.