Policy & Recommendations
Below are links to current and historic policy statements, position statements, case definitions, technical reports, and clinical reports related to drinking water from the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- AAP: Committee on Environmental Health and Committee on Infectious Diseases. Drinking Water From Private Wells and Risks to Children External Pediatrics. 2009;123(6):1599-1605. .
- NIH: Flowers CB, Mackar R. Well Water Should be Tested Annually to Reduce Health Risks to Children.External National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. 2009.
- AAP: Rogan WJ, Brady, MT, the Committee on Environmental Health, and the Committee on Infectious Diseases. Drinking Water From Private Wells and Risks to Children External Pediatrics. 2009;123(6):e1123-37. .
- Braff-Guajardo E, Hecht K, Hampton KE, Brindis CD, Grumbach JM, Patel AI. Policy Brief: Fulfilling the Promise of Free Water in K-12 Schools.External 2012.
- CSTE. Public Health Reporting and National Notification for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Cdc-pdf[PDF – 8 pages].External 2009.
- CSTE. Improving Detection, Investigation, and Reporting of Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Cdc-pdf[PDF – 5 pages].External 2006.
- CSTE. Expanding Foodborne and Waterborne Outbreak Reporting to Include Other Enteric Disease Outbreaks Cdc-pdf[PDF – 3 pages].External 2006.
- AAP: Greer FR, Shannon M, the Committee on Nutrition, and the Committee on Environmental Health. Infant Methemoglobinemia: The Role of Dietary Nitrate in Food and Water.External Pediatrics. 2005;116(3):784-6.
- CSTE. Update to Cryptosporidiosis Case Definition Cdc-pdf[PDF – 6 pages].External 2010.
- CSTE. Revision of Cryptosporidiosis Case Definition Cdc-pdf[PDF – 5 pages].External 2008.