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

Project Overview

4th Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date:        7/1/2008
     Project End Date:        6/30/2009
     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.

 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:

Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2008 - 4/30/2009
Project Final Summary Report

 Affiliated Web Pages:

University of Wisconsin Department of Life Sciences Communication
University of Wisconsin School of Nursing

 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.

Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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