Public Health Risk Assessment of Drinking Water

Public health risk assessment

When there is an indication that drinking water is or has been contaminated, a public health risk assessment may be required. This should consider:

  • What is the evidence of drinking water contamination?
  • If none, what if anything needs to be done to rule this out?
  • What is the evidence of public health effects?
  • If none, what if anything needs to be done to rule this out?

Resources for risk assessment:

Among the resources available for risk assessment are:

Publications