Every year in the US, as many as 900,000 people fall ill and 900 die from waterborne diseases. Waterborne illnesses cause an estimated 40,000 hospitalizations each year at a cost of $970 million annually. Two out of five Americans rate their quality of water as poor. So, what’s going on here? And what can we do about it?
Join the Environmental Health Coalition Twitter Chat on Aug. 30, part of the advocacy efforts of APHA and the Coalition to protect public health and the environment.
Follow @PublicHealth to learn more about the “What’s in Your Water: The State of Water and Our Health” Twitter Chat! Use #SafeWater in your tweets, so users can easily search for what you and others are saying during the event. RSVP here.
Questions? Contact Kate Robb.