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    Water Safety Plans

    Water Safety Plans are a comprehensive risk assessment and risk management approach from catchment to consumer, with the aim of consistently ensuring the safety and acceptability of a drinking-water supply (WHO/IWA). This section compiles learning materials on WSPs from various UN-Water members and partners.

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    Water safety planning for arab water operators (GWOPA)

    The purpose of the course is to enable participants to return to their utility and lead the process of developing and applying a WSP in their home institution. By the end of the course, participants will be able to identify the scope and requirements of a water safety plan, understand how to set up a program, and know how to manage a team to develop a WSP which is feasible to implement within the constraints and specificities of the utility. In doing so, the participant will also learn how a WSP can safeguard customers, optimize operations and positively impact the environment.

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    Water safety Portal (WHO/IWA)

    To guide the development and implementation of a Water safety plan, 11 learning modules (steps) were developed. WSPortal aims to contribute to the effective implementation of WSPs through collecting and disseminating tools and case studies that offer practical guidance and evidence based material.

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