Communication Plan for Drinking Water Contamination Incidents

When drinking water contamination incidents happens we need this plan for give the guidance needed to internal and external.

The aim is to effectively minimize the impact on public health of consumers and safeguard the reputation of the Water Utility.

Legal Framework

With the revision of the Portuguese national legislation, since 2019 January 1st, all drinking water utilites must have a communication plan for drinking water contamination incidents (n.º 8 of article 8 of Decree-Law n.º 306/2007, of August 27, with the wording given by Decree-Law n.º 152/2017, of December 7).

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  • Technical assistance to develop this communication plan.

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