Included in the recently released fourth edition of the WHO guidelines for drinking water quality are additional risk assessments covering several new chemicals, including pesticides used for vector control in drinking water. Assessments presented in previous editions have been revised to take account of new scientific data.

[World Health Organization (2011). Guidelines for drinking-water quality. Fourth edition. Available at http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241548151_eng.pdf online.] {187962}

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