Prevention and Educational Materials
- CDC. Community Drinking Water Systems. Guidance for how community drinking water systems can prepare for an emergency situation.
- CDC. Healthy Swimming. Information for healthy and safe swimming experiences and how to maximize health benefits of swimming while minimizing the risk of illness and injury.
- Gelting RJ, Miller MD. Linking Public Health and Water Utilities to Improve Emergency Response. [PDF – 5 pages] J Contemp Water Res Educ. 2004;(129):22-26.
- Plan for and respond to (Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene) WASH-related emergencies. View and download these free materials intended for the public, public health professionals, first responders, and others who are interested in WASH-related emergency topics.
- Fact Sheets
Printable fact sheets about what to do during an emergency or outbreak.
Printable posters about water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related emergencies and outbreaks.
Audio podcasts about water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related emergencies and outbreaks.
The links below provide information and resources for the general public with regard to WASH-related emergencies.
Page last reviewed: February 26, 2021