Resources for public health, healthcare,
and water utilities

Image of a Scientist analyze the water of a river

Preparing to respond promptly and appropriately during water-related emergencies is an ongoing undertaking for public health professionals, medical personnel, water utilities, and first responders. Hospitals need to prepare with a detailed plan for using alternate water supplies in case of emergencies, and health departments need guidance and training to respond to water-related outbreaks and WASH-related emergencies.