This document provides guidelines on alternative drinking water service (AWS) provision during a crisis for essential services, key establishments and facilities, and farms (animals). This document addresses: a)AWS principles and methods; b)AWS operational planning and implementation. This document is not applicable to: 1)planned water supply interruptions forming part of drinking water utilities’ normal operations; NOTE However, many of the principles and methods described can be appropriate in such circumstances. 2)alternative drinking water supply (ADWS) (service) provision during a crisis for urban purposes, which is covered by ISO24527; 3)water supplied to temporary settlements such as refugee camps, which is covered by ISO24519; 4)the development and implementation of a crisis management system for water service, which is covered by ISO 24518 and ISO/TS 24520.
Status : Under development
Edition : 1
Technical Committee:Drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems and services