The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Finance Center, in collaboration with the...
Toolbox addresses the spectrum of situations that generate drinking water advisories
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly updated Drinking Water Advisory Communication Toolbox is a practical guide and protocol for communicating with stakeholders and the public about water advisories.
The toolbox focuses on water systems and addresses the spectrum of situations that generate drinking water advisories, from a water main break to a hurricane, a drop in pressure to intentional contamination.
Users will find information on how to plan for, develop, implement and evaluate drinking water advisories. The toolbox includes instructions on how to prepare before an event, what to do during an event, templates and tools to use, and recommendations for follow-up actions and assessments after an event to enable water systems to communicate effectively with partners and the public in order to protect public health.
The toolbox includes:
Visit the Drinking Water Advisory Communication Toolbox here.