Wisconsin Well Water: Planning Web-Based Resources to Promote Safe Drinking Water for Wisconsin Residents

Project Overview (PDF)

4th Funding Cycle Development Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2008
Project End Date: June 30, 2009
Original Award Amount: $50,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $46,501*

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to increase the capacity for systematically delivering information to support household water management decisions among Wisconsin residents that are responsible for their drinking water safety with a goal of reducing water related illness.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Central Wisconsin Groundwater Center
Additional community partner organization names:

  • University of Wisconsin Department of Life Sciences Communication
  • University of Wisconsin School of Nursing
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Syed Ahmed, MD, MPH, DrPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Melissa Holmquist, Department of Family and Community Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Poster
    • Poster presentations at the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association Conference, MCW Department of Family and Community Medicine Research Forum and the Wisconsin Public Health Association Conference

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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