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Assessment of Water Safety Plan (WSP) Implementation and Risk Management in Sarayan City. Zanko J Med Sci 2017; 18 (57) :81-95
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Backgrounds and Aim: Conventional method for the management of drinking water quality that is based on the control of the end product, is associated with limitations and Concern of occurrence of pollution in drinking water supply systems. The new approach of the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure the quality and safety of drinking water is the water safety plan. Thus the purpose of this study is Assessment of implementation Water Safety Plan (WSP) and Risk Management in Sarayan City.
Material and Methods: Investigations was performed using water safety plan quality assurance tool (WSP-QA Tool) and water safety plan manual WHO & IWA on water supply system of Sarayan city in 2016. For this purpose, software checklists were prepared and after confirm of Translation, face and content validity, completed according to Sarayan water and wastewater company records and interview with company’s experts, and data analysis carried out with software.
Results: From total of 440 score for full use of the program and 328 points of the studied phases, 189 points was obtained and 42.95% coordinated implementation with WSP were observed, that Verification with the most points, the highest percentage of coordinated implementation of WSP (78.13%) and Control measures and validation the lowest percentage (48.53%) were allocated. Among the components of the water supply system in Sarayan, water resource had the most attention.
Conclusion: The results of this study showed that regard to the percentage of the overall implementation WSP phases and the attention of water supply system for some key parameters such as hazard identification and risk assessment, currently, this system is in the intermediate level of safety. However some phases such as control measures and validation and operational monitoring should be more attention to makes the system flexible for change quality management current approach to water safety plan.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/04/28 | Accepted: 2017/05/26 | ePublished: 2017/09/21

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