Emergency Water Supply: 2019 Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

Aug 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the American Water Ways Association (AWWA) developed the 2019 Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide (EWSP) to help healthcare facilities prepare for, respond to, and recover from a water supply interruption. The updated EWSP includes guidance on how to assess water usage, response capabilities, and water supply alternatives that can help ensure patient safety in healthcare facilities in the event of an emergency.


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Michelle Shapiro is a communication specialist for the Environmental Health & Disability team at NACCHO.

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