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APHA Webinar Series: Public Health Authority over Drinking Water Quality

1:00 PM, April 5, 2016

A three-part webinar series on lead and public health

The drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, as reported in the American Journal of Public Health, has raised public health concerns about lead exposure, the U.S. water supply infrastructure, and the authority to enforce safe and sanitary conditions. Join the leadership of the American Public Health Association in a webinar series about the impact of lead exposure on health.

Public Health's Legal Authority and Safe Drinking Water
April 5, 2016, 1 p.m. EDT
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, and William Piermattei, JD

This webinar will examine the regulation of drinking water quality as a health equity issue and identify some potential ways public health practitioners can address it. Specifically, presenters will describe the Flint water crisis and explain what role public health can help play in maintaining the quality of drinking water.