- Flooding and Communicable Diseases Fact Sheet
Explains the increased risk for diseases such as typhoid fever, cholera, malaria, and dengue as well as misconceptions about corpses and short- and long-term relief measures.
- National Center for Infectious Diseases: Water-Related Diseases
Features sections on contaminated drinking water, avoiding diseases from lakes, pools, and other water recreation areas, and issues while traveling.
- Recognizing Waterborne Disease and the Health Effects of Water Pollution
Physician reference guide from the American Water Works Association that covers the basics of water safety, the evaluation and management of waterborne diseases, and more. Registration required.
- Water Quality and Health Council
Independent, multidisciplinary group sponsored by the Chlorine Chemistry Council. Offers news, factsheets, and articles relating to drinking water, pool and spa safety, food safety, wastewater management, and safe use of chlorine.
- WHO: Drinking Water Quality
Collection of documents relating the effects of contaminated drinking water on developing and developed countries worldwide. Includes WHO's guidelines for drinking water quality, and downloadable training materials.
- WHO: Water-related Disease
Includes information on water-related diseases, estimates of the global burden of water-related disease, healthy water requirements, and statistics on water, sanitation, and hygiene.