Topic: hurricane

  • 5 Things to Know About Water After a Flood

    WQA Technical Affairs Director Eric Yeggy offers five quick tips on ensuring quality drinking water during flooding or when power outages affect filtration systems.

  • WQA offers drinking water resources and guidance in wake of Hurricane Idalia

    Flood resources, including a video called “Five Things to Know About Water After a Flood,” are available from the Water Quality Association to help ensure a safer water supply during severe flooding following the impact of Hurricane Idalia.

  • Hurricanes and Drinking Water: What You Need to Know

    Hurricanes pose a major threat to the safety of drinking water. During and after flooding, water can become contaminated with microorganisms such as bacteria, sewage, heating oil, agricultural or industrial waste, chemicals and other substances that can cause serious illness. It is important to know what precautions can be taken to protect yourself from the…