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Upcoming HABs Webinars, Resources, and Updated Fact Sheet

EPA Office of Water has updated the Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins: Information for Drinking Water Systems Fact Sheet to include information on human health effects, analytical screening tools and the effectiveness of various treatment processes to remove or inactivate microcystin-LR, anatoxin-a, cylindrospermopsin and saxitoxins in public water systems.

EPA Office of Research and Development’s Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Research Program is hosting an upcoming webinar on the free Cyanobacteria Assessment Network Mobile Application (CyAN), which is designed to assist local and state water quality managers make better-informed and quicker decisions during cyanobacterial blooms.

This webinar will cover the research that lead to the development of the app and go through step-by-step training on how to use the app. Click here for more information on this upcoming webinar.

Early Detection of Algal Blooms in US Freshwater Systems: CyAN Mobile Application

DATE:                    Wednesday, July 24

TIME:                    2:00 – 3:30 pm (Eastern)

REGISTER:           Click here

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has shared their previous Quarterly Joint OutbreakNet/WASH Webinar. The webinar held last week covered the past, present, and future of HABs in the United States (click here for the recording). See the information and HABs resources that were discussed during the previous webinar below.

Harmful Algal Blooms Resources:

  • Be Aware of Harmful Algal Blooms

https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/399563

  • HAB General Information

https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/279388

  • Illness and Symptoms

https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/279391