Waterborne illness is caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by disease-causing microbes or pathogens. Of note, many waterborne pathogens can also be acquired by consuming contaminated food or beverages, from contact with animals or their environment, or through person-to-person spread.
- Causes and Symptoms of Waterborne Illness
Symptoms and causes of recreational water illness and links to disease-specific information.
- Waterborne Illness Surveillance Statistics
Summary surveillance statistics for outbreaks and selected diseases.
Health Care Professional Information on Waterborne Illness
Clinical information and required reporting information.
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