DISCLOSURE: Dr. Paul Rosenfeld is not a medical doctor. He holds a PhD from the University of Washington in soil science with a focus on volatile organic filtration, a MS degree from UC Berkeley in Environmental Science Policy and Management, and.. - Read More
In the last few years, the number of waterborne disease outbreaks associated with recreational water use has more than tripled. When preparing for outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and backpacking, most outdoor enthusiasts think about the risk of snake bites, animal attacks,.. - Read More
FLOOD WATER IS DANGEROUS, DISGUSTING AND FILTHY DIRTY. IT CAN BE RIDDLED WITH POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING HAZARDS!
There are tons of social media posts, videos and pics on the internet showing the devastation of floods. Unfortunately, you can also find the same for people using flood water for recreational fun and as a virtual playground. Entire families, or worse teens and young children, are rafting, canoeing, kayaking, playing with inflatables, running through the water in their bare feet, splashing, jumping, and even swimming in potentially toxic, hazardous water.