Year of Publishing
World Health Organization
Lead is a priority chemical hazard that should be included in national drinking-water quality standards and monitored as part of drinking-water quality surveillance.
This document provides practical guidance to support the assessment and management of lead contamination in drinking-water supplies. Step-wise guidance is provided to support action when elevated lead concentrations are detected in drinking-water. It also explains why lead in drinking-water is an important issue and sources of lead exposure in water supplies.
WHO (2022) Lead in drinking-water: Health risks, monitoring and corrective actions. Technical brief , World Health Organization , Geneva, Switzerland
Lead in drinking-water: Health risks, monitoring and corrective actions
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