Utility Failures in Health Care Tip Sheet Water
ASPR TRACIE. (2023). Utility Failures in Health Care Tip Sheet: Water.
Health care facilities can be affected by short- or long-term water outages, decreases in water pressure, contamination, and/or sewer backups. Water is critical to many facility functions, from sterilization, laundry, dialysis, and feeding patients and staff, to HVAC and fire suppression systems. This tip sheet can help health care facility planners prepare for and manage related outages.