Policy & Recommendations
Below are links to relevant policy documents and guidelines related to water-related emergencies and outbreaks from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), American Water Works Association (AWWA), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).
- ASTHO. State of Water Preparedness: A 2018 Scan of Water Preparedness and Response Infrastructure in State and Territorial Health Agencies Association of State and Territorial Officials; 2018.
- CDC, EPA, NOAA, AWWA. When every drop counts: protecting public health during drought conditions – a guide for public health professionals. [PDF – 56 pages] Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.
- AAP, Mazur LJ, Kim J, and the Committee on Environmental Health. Clinical Report-Spectrum of Noninfectious Health Effects From Molds. [PDF – 8 pages] Pediatrics. 2006;118(6):1909-26.