Wildfires & Health
Special Alert - Wildfires And Health
*Special message for those affected by wildfires across North America*
Links to news and official websites on how to protect your health from wildfire fallout during and after. Also, testing water and soil for contamination after a wildfire, and a project on well water decontamination.
Water Quality After a Wildfire - California Water Science Center
Wildfire: Its Effects on Drinking Water Quality - British Columbia. Healthlink
Wildfires and Health Special Section
Links to news and official websites on protecting your health during and after wildfires. Includes tips on testing water and soil for contamination after a wildfire, and well water decontamination. Also, what happens in the rush to rebuild?
After a wildfire - Cleaning Up, Going Back Home, & Recovery
Rebuilding & Prevention
Health effects & protection during a fire
Toxic Pollutants in Wildfire Ash - Vancouver Sun
Photo by Brendan O'Reilly.