An emergency is deemed to be a serious disruption to supplies of drinking water resulting from either a technical or weather-related incident (quantitative problem) or accidental pollution (qualitative problem) which could cause significant dysfunction adversely affecting the vital interests or essential needs of all or part of the country or population of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
The purpose of the actions of the Luxembourg authorities is to inform the population, raise their awareness and prepare them for such an eventuality.
Preventing or managing an emergency therefore involves the entire population, as well as economic and social stakeholders.
Through the following actions, each citizen makes the implementation of the preventive and protective measures laid out in the plan easier:
- getting to know the plan;
- adopting the appropriate conduct depending on the nature of the emergency,
- facilitating the authorities' actions,
- following the authorities' instructions.