International standards enable a safe and sustainable management of water resources, safeguarding public health and ecosystems. They provide businesses with tools for measuring and optimizing water use and wastewater treatment. The practical solutions and best practices outlined in these standards facilitate equitable sharing of this precious resource, even across national borders.

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Top standards

Standard
ISO 5667-1:2023
Water quality
Sampling

Part 1: Guidance on the design of sampling programmes and sampling techniques

Standard
ISO 7704:2023
Water quality
Requirements for the performance testing of membrane filters used for direct enumeration of microorganisms by culture methods
Standard
ISO 46001:2019
Water efficiency management systems
Requirements with guidance for use