Identifying the Gaps in Understanding the Benefits and Costs of Boil Water Advisories
Hyunyoung Jang Ph.D.
Abt Environmental Research Inc.
This project (1) gathered data on the terminology, application, occurrence, practices, costs, effectiveness, and impacts of boil water notices (including advisories and orders) in North America, (2) synthesized the current knowledge and defined the costs and benefits of boil water notices, and (3) suggested methods to increase the ability to document costs and benefits of these public communication and advisory practices. Published in 2014.