EPA Researchers Partner with WaterStep to Deliver Clean Water During Emergencies

Sep 12, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

After extreme weather events like hurricanes, water systems can flood, inhibiting their ability to provide safe drinking water to communities. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saw a need for portable water treatment systems to provide safe drinking water quickly and cost-effectively after a disaster.

EPA partnered with WaterStep to create a modular, mobile water treatment system called the Water on Wheel – Emergency Mobile Drinking Water Treatment System, or the WOW cart.

Learn more.


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

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