November 21, 2017

The three-part School Drinking Water Safety webinar series offers practical information, tools, and strategies to help communities provide students with safe, appealing drinking water. The content is intended for a diverse audience including school administrators, food service personnel, school board members, and parents.

Webinar 1: Why Are We Talking About It? Drinking Water and Lead Exposure

How does lead get into water and what effects can it have on children and adults? We’ll provide a simple overview of plumbing, lead exposure in tap water, and the importance of appealing drinking water in schools. Click to view the slide deck and watch the recording.

Webinar 2: Planning for School Water Quality: Steps Schools Should Take

How should schools approach school drinking water quality? What’s involved in testing for lead? Join us to learn what steps schools and districts should take to ensure that their students have access to safe drinking water. We’ll provide you with resources,...

August 17, 2017

CACFP’s new meal standards go into effect on October 1, 2017 including a requirement to make water available and offer it to children throughout the day. Are you ready?

Watch the recording of “Ready, Set, Go! Drinking Water for Children in After-School and Child Care Programs,” an informative and lively webinar offering best practices, resources, research, and advice on assuring access to drinking water and supporting a successful implementation of beverage requirements in the new CACFP meal pattern. Click to watch here.

  • Speakers from the Nutrition Policy Institute and the USDA help you discover fun and effective ways to meet the CACFP water requirements and promote drinking water in childcare settings.

  • Learn ways to address water safety concerns using step-by-step information on assuring tap water safety.

  • Hear listener input on the challenges that stakeholders may experience and what type of support is needed for an effective implementation process.

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