Publications, Data, & Statistics
Reports, recommendations, and other studies can be important resources for investigating and preventing waterborne disease outbreaks. Below are reports, recommendations, surveillance summaries, and other publications that focus on drinking water-related illnesses and related topics.
Alphabetical Index of Water-related Health Data
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Publications
- CDC. Lead in drinking water and human blood lead levels in the United States. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012;61(04):1-9.
- CDC. Dental caries in rural Alaska native children — Alaska, 2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011;60(37):1275-8.
- CDC. Ten great public health achievements — worldwide, 2001—2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011;60(24):814-8.
- CDC. Community health impact of extended loss of water service — Alabama, January 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011;60:161-6.
- CDC. Plesiomonas shigelloides and Salmonella serotype Hartford infections associated with a contaminated water supply — Livingston County, New York, 1996. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1998;47(19):394-6.
- CDC. Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis at a day camp — Florida, July-August 1995. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1996;45(21):442-4.
- CDC. Shigella sonnei outbreak associated with contaminated drinking water — Island Park, Idaho, August 1995. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1996;45(11):229-31.
- CDC. Assessment of inadequately filtered public drinking water — Washington, D.C., December 1993. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1994;43(36):661-3,669.
- CDC. Cryptosporidiosis — New Mexico, 1986. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1987;36(33):561-3.
- CDC. Community outbreak of Norwalk gastroenteritis — Georgia. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1982;31(30):405-7.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summaries
- Cunliffe D, Bartram J, Briand E, Chartier Y, Colbourne J, Drury D, Lee J, Schaefer B, Surman-Lee S (Eds.). Water safety in buildings. France: World Health Organization; 2011.
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