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  1. CDC / NCEHWater, Food, and Environmental Health Services Branch Safe Water for Community Health (Safe WATCH) Program All Grantees Meeting Max Zarate-Bermudez, M.Sc., M.P.H., Ph.D. July 9, 2019 - Nashville, TN

  2. CDC’s Safe Water for Community Health (Safe WATCH) Program Purpose: to support Health Departments to enhance Safe Drinking Water Programsthat serve users of private wells (PWs) and other federally unregulated drinking water systems (UDWSs). Goal: to assess and reduce human exposure to contaminants in drinking water supplied by UDWSs/PWs.

  3. Safe Water for Community Health (Safe WATCH) Grantees 2015-2020

  4. Safe WATCH - The 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services

  5. Safe WATCH Successes

  6. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  7. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  8. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  9. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  10. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  11. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  12. Safe WATCH Successes (cont’d)

  13. ChangeLab Solutions Finishing work on three products: Guide – introduces the policymaking process as one way to improve drinking water in private wells (water, infrastructure, and people) Fact Sheet and Infographic – identify the physical components of private well water systems and state-level policies that apply to those physical components to improve drinking water quality. Rollout will occur on July 22, 2019 http://www.changelabsolutions.org/publications/closing-water-quality-gap

  14. The Private Water Network (PWN) The PWN is moving closer to a hard launch based on all the support and participation from Safe WATCH partners. More from the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) later this morning.

  15. Project officer update • Please direct the following to Connie: • Questions or intentions to subcontract. • Questions about Carry Forward or No Cost Extensions. • Two more reports to complete, Financial Report and End of Project Report – pay attention to deadlines. • Technical monitor calls will occur quarterly: • Starting September 2019, frequency will be reduced to once a quarter, unless you would prefer to keep your schedule.

  16. Breakout Session • Discuss Lessons Learned • What are the main changes your safe drinking water program achieved and how is it benefitting the community you serve? • What are the challenges your drinking water program is still facing and how you can tackle it?

  17. THANKS!