Emergency Response for Public Water Supplies after Hurricane Katrina

  title={Emergency Response for Public Water Supplies after Hurricane Katrina},
  author={Craig Patterson and Christopher A. Impellitteri and Kim R. Fox and Roy C. Haught and Mark C. Meckes and Janet C. Blannon and William Ted Martin and Luther King},
Hurricane Katrina resulted in damage and destruction to local water supplies in Mississippi and Louisiana affecting millions of people. Immediately following the devastation, a multidisciplinary team of 30 EPA emergency response, research, and water program personnel joined forces with local health and environmental officials to help residents with access to safe drinking water supplies from hurricane-ravaged parishes surrounding New Orleans, LA. The EPA team met at the EPA Region VI Emergency… CONTINUE READING