Development and implementation of Water Safety Plan at peri-urban village in India: A case study

Hajare, R ; Nagarnaik, P ; Khadse, G ; Labhasetwar, P

Abstract

Water Safety Plan is a risk based approach to reliably deliver safe drinking water to end-client. The approach emphasizes on system assessment, identification of hazards, use of simple indicators to monitor control points and periodic verification. A WSP was developed for a peri-urban village Bhendala. This study discusses the step-by-step tasks undertaken to promote improvement in water quality, quantity and awareness among community and suggest appropriate actions required to safeguard public health from contaminated water-related risks. Be the risks identified, this study suggests there is need to give continuous assistance to the local water management team for the maintainability of the WSP.

Keyword(s)

Water safety plan; hazards; contaminated water; water safety

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