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How to Plan for Water Outages


SSR’s Senior Consultant, David Stymiest, PE, CHFM, CHSP, FASHE, discusses how healthcare facilities can prepare for water supply disruptions in the latest issue of Health Facilities Management (HFM) magazine.

In the article, Stymiest discusses different potential causes of water disruption and the impact that it can have on all aspects of a healthcare facilities operations. Beyond the loss of drinking water,  there are many more uses of water in a hospital that must be considered when planning for a shortage. This list is not limited to hygiene, food safety, laundry, and medical equipement needs. Water supply planning references, backup procedures, and failure procedures are all expolored.

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