June 21, 2017 HealthSDGs

Global status report on water safety plans

To understand progress on Water Safety Plans (WSP) to date and to inform the future WSP support agenda, WHO and the International Water Association have undertaken a global review of WSP experiences. Based on information gathered from 118 countries representing every region of the world, this report provides a comprehensive picture of WSP uptake globally. It presents information on WSP implementation and the integration of WSPs into the policy environment. It also explores WSP benefits, challenges and future priorities.


Water underpins every aspect of human and environmental existence. The severe water challenges facing the world today require an unprecedented global response. IWA members and staff are situated in more than 140 countries worldwide, forming the large... Read full biography