These resources support the design and implementation of Public Health Surveillance (PHS), a component of a Surveillance and Response Systems (SRSs).
- The video below, "Training for Public Health Professionals on Indicators of Drinking Water Contamination", provides public health professionals with a general understanding of drinking water treatment and distribution, contamination threats and the role of public health partners in detecting and responding to water contamination incidents.
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Public Health Surveillance Design Guidance for SRSs (PDF)(59 pp, 6 MB)
Provides guidance for leveraging ongoing public health surveillance for detecting possible drinking water contamination incidents
Public Health Surveillance Assessment and Interview Form (PDF)(12 pp, 452 K)
A fillable PDF that utilities can use to engage their public health partners and document existing public health surveillance capabilities. For best results using this fillable PDF, download the file onto your computer and open it in Adobe Reader or another PDF viewer program