LaHRH104: Protecting Your Private Well Water
LaHRH 104: Protecting Your Private Well Water is last in a four-course learning series.
The goal of this course is to improve understanding and preparedness for safely managing well water after hurricane and flooding events. This course is designed to provide general guidance and training to the public health workforce, response workers, volunteers, and community members who deal with well water hazards that arise after hurricanes and floods occur in Louisiana.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students.
- Identify regulated drinking water systems and how they are affected by the Safe Drinking Water Act
- Recognize the major aquifers in Louisiana
- Describe the process for drilling a private well
- Identify private well safety and maintenance practices
Darcie Olexia, MPH
Darcie Olexia holds a Master of Science in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine with a specialty in Environmental Health Science, Risk Assessment and Regulatory Toxicology. She has worked with the Louisiana Department of Health for 17 years, primarily on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s ATSDR’s Partnership to Promote Local Efforts to Reduce Environmental Exposure (CDC APPLETREE) Program, and more recently on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Safe Water for Community Health (CDC SAFEWATCH) Program over the last 4 years.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing LaHRH104: Protecting Your Private Well Water
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