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Ensuring Clean Water for Safer Food

Chris Brunner, February 9, 2015


Melissa Partyka retrieving a conductivity, temperature, depth (CTD) profiler from a reservoir.

Researchers in the Western Center for Food Safety’s Atwill Water and Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory located with the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security are playing an important role in the FDA-funded Western Irrigation Water Project which is working to ensure safe water for agriculture through water quality surveillance and sharing of data with produce farmers and irrigation districts. Read about the teams’ work to ensure clean water for safer food.