Making Well Water Safe to Drink

An article on the CDC website discusses how our guide to best practices in water policy was developed

12% of the US population is served by a federally unregulated private well. This means that their drinking water might be contaminated with heavy metals or harmful microbes.

Writing for the CDC’s Environmental Health Services Branch (EHSB), staff attorney Gregory Miao promotes Closing the Water Quality Gap: Using Policy to Improve Drinking Water in Federally-Unregulated Drinking Water Systems. This guide was developed in cooperation with the EHSB; it is for state and county health departments that want to protect residents from contaminated drinking water.

Read the article here.

February 1, 2018