Risks to Water Supply Due to Storm or Flood

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Abstract:

This two-page fact sheet educates people about hurricanes and contamination of public water supply. It provides general rules concerning water for drinking and cooking, and clarifies that safe water includes bottled, boiled, or treated water. Instructions for how to disinfect a well are provided. The document advises people to contact their county health department to have their water tested, and provides EPA and state of Florida contact information.

Author(s):
Florida Department of Health
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Disasters, Disinfection, Drinking water, Emergency preparedness, Floods, Food safety, Hurricane
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2014
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