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Report - Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth: Framing Water Within the Post 2015 Development Agenda: Options and Considerations

This report is an independent evidence-based analysis of how water can be addressed in a developing agenda beyond 2015. Its formulation, and the underlying study, was undertaken by UNOSD, UNU-INWEH and SEI as a way of addressing the information gaps and providing background information that can be used by the UN member states and other stakeholders in negotiations.

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Author: UNU-INWEH/UNOSD/SEI
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Last updated: Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:30

Bolangir Walks For Water and Sanitation

Bolangir Walks For Water and Sanitation a Initiative of "World Walks For Water and Sanitation 2013" Organised By AJSA Orissa,India

India
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30 June 2013
Last updated: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 09:27

Livelihood Links to Poor Water Quality in India: Alternates

 

The water quality problem in India is severe in many pockets of the country. It has been learnt that there are comparatively less efforts toward addressing the problems related to water quality by government and other agencies in India. We have examples where the youth could not find jobs in organizations or public sector agencies those take physical fitness test by looking in each parameter of health of a person. In majority of cases the health authorities are not aware about the severity of endemic water quality problems in their area. The institutional coordination and knowledge networking efforts are shockingly negligible. This article tells that what the agencies and government should consider in such situation.  

People's Stories
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Author: K N Vajpai
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India
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30 November 2012
Last updated: Tue, 12/11/2012 - 19:40

Almighty Ganges-Can We!

In south Asian region over 75 percent of the people live in rural areas, those have little access to safe potable water systems. Until, recently, people depended more on surface water which was exposed to microbial contamination resulting in water related disease like gastroenteritis, typhoid, dysentery, cholera, infectious hepatitis, infant diarrhoeas, and skin diseases and so on.

1 April 2011
Last updated: Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:05

Water Quality Surveillance System and Water Safety Plans

Sri Lanka’s experience of introducing a water quality surveillance system emphasizes the need to guide and encourage operators for continuous water quality improvements.

Sri Lanka
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2010
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 13:21

Water Safety Plan Manual. Step-by-step risk management for drinking-water suppliers

The most effective means of consistently ensuring the safety of a drinking water supply is through the use of a comprehensive risk assessment and risk management approach that encompasses all steps in water supply from catchment to consumer.

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Publisher: World Health Organization, International Water Association
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Last updated: Fri, 04/01/2011 - 11:03

Water Safety Plan Manual. Step-by-step risk management for drinking-water suppliers

The most effective means of consistently ensuring the safety of a drinking water supply is through the use of a comprehensive risk assessment and risk management approach that encompasses all steps in water supply from catchment to consumer.

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Publisher: World Health Organization, International Water Association
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French
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Last updated: Fri, 04/01/2011 - 11:04

Water Safety Plan Manual. Step-by-step risk management for drinking-water suppliers

The most effective means of consistently ensuring the safety of a drinking water supply is through the use of a comprehensive risk assessment and risk management approach that encompasses all steps in water supply from catchment to consumer.

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Publisher: World Health Organization, International Water Association
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Spanish
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Last updated: Fri, 04/01/2011 - 11:07

Water Safety Plans. Managing drinking-water quality from catchment to consumer

WHO’s document provides guidance on the development and implementation of water safety plans.



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Publisher: World Health Organization
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Last updated: Fri, 04/01/2011 - 11:31