Water Quality and Health Are Linked Bad water is bad for you, but safe water is key to life — and good for you! Water has so many health benefits that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends drinking eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day. Water and health are linked. According […]
A Massive Outbreak in Milwaukee of Cryptosporidium Infection Transmitted through the Public Water Supply Early in the spring of 1993 there was a widespread outbreak of acute watery diarrhea among the residents of Milwaukee.
It is estimated that 19.5 million illnesses occur each year in the United States that are caused by microorganisms in drinking water. Particularly vulnerable are older adults, young children and people with weakened immune systems.