Contamination Warning System

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Definitions

National Definitions

United States

Active deployment and use of monitoring technologies/strategies and enhanced surveillance activities to collect, integrate, analyze, and communicate information to provide a timely warning of potential water contamination incidents and initiate response actions to minimize public health impacts. [1]

See also


Notes

  1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Interim Guidance on Developing Consequence Management Plans for Drinking Water Utilities, EPA 817-R-08-001, September 2008.

References

  • ERNCIP's Thematic Group on Chemical & Biological Risks in the Water Sector [1].