Celebrate World Environmental Health Day Sept. 26

Ensuring the public’s health is a multifaceted challenge requiring expertise in more than just the health threats that come from...

Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Drinking Water Threatened by Blue-Green Algae, Study Finds

    A report by scientists from Oregon State University and the University of North Carolina concludes that blooms of toxic cyanobacteria,...

    Aug 25, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool

    The Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) is a software tool that assists drinking water and wastewater utility...

    Aug 19, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water —...

    The August CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report featured several articles about waterborne diseases, including...

    Aug 19, 2015 | Kate Drezner

  • National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability...

    National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the safety of water...

    Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • Celebrate World Environmental Health Day Sept. 26

    Ensuring the public’s health is a multifaceted challenge requiring expertise in more than just the health threats that come from within. As the United States continues to experience increasing numbers of severe weather events and national foodborne illness outbreaks, the nation’s environmental health is pushed front and center. Addressing environmental health issues such as climate...

    Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Drinking Water Threatened by Blue-Green Algae, Study Finds

    A report by scientists from Oregon State University and the University of North Carolina concludes that blooms of toxic cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, are a poorly monitored and under-examined risk to recreational and drinking water quality in the United States. Cyanobacteria are frequently fatal to pets and wildlife that drink the contaminated water. In humans, […]

    Aug 25, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool

    The Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) is a software tool that assists drinking water and wastewater utility owners and operators in understanding potential climate change threats. The tool also aids in assessing the related risks at respective utilities. The tool helps to identify threats based on regional differences in climate change projections it then assists […]

    Aug 19, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water — United States, 2011–2012

    The August CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report featured several articles about waterborne diseases, including “Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water – United States, 2011-2012“. In 2011 and 2012, CDC’s Waterborne Disease and Outbreak System identified 32 outbreaks, 431 illnesses, 102 hospitalizations, and 14 deaths related to...

    Aug 19, 2015 | Kate Drezner

    National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

    National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the safety of water in their communities. Although the United States has one of the most developed drinking water systems in the world, there are still many factors that threaten the quality and quantity of drinking water. […]

    Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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