Arsenic in Wisconsin's Residential Drinking Water: Planning for Action

Project Overview (PDF)

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2006
Project End Date: August 31, 2007
Award Amount: $50,000

Project Goal Statement: This project will increase the capacity of the environmental health community to comprehensively address elevated arsenic levels in residential drinking water.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Winnebago County Health Department
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Center for Watershed Science and Education
  • Outagamie County Public Health Division
  • University of Wisconsin Extension, Winnebago County
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Wisconsin Division of Public Health (Environmental and Occupational Health)
  • Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Syed Ahmed, MD, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed a summary to encapsulate methods, results and synopsis of the large volume of qualitative and quantitative data collected through the project and distributed to organizational leadership (local health boards), organizations across the state through local and state health professional and water resource associations and partner websites.
    • Compiled a report outlining potential testing and post-test outreach strategies and their impact, feasibility and sustainability.
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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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