Upgrading Water Treatment Plants

Organization World Health Organization (WHO)
Author E. G. Wagner & R. G. Pinheiro
Topics Basin and Water Resources, Treatment Technologies, Water Governance, Regulation and Utility Management, Water Workforce
Level of action Water & Sanitation services/ Utility level


Orientation for optimization of plant operation must cover a very broad spectrum of treatment plants and the people that operate them. In the industrialized world with well-equipped laboratories and well-trained personnel much of what follows may not apply, but in many less developed countries most or all of the suggested measures can bring significant improvements.

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