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SERVICE 152: Recreational Water Illnesses

Topics include:

  • Risk Management for RWIs.
  • Microbes & Disease.
  • Gastrointestinal, Dermal & Respiratory RWIs.
  • Other Microorganisms and Diseases in Aquatic Settings.
  • Methods for Control of RWIs.


The Recreational Water Illnesses online training course provides a comprehensive and detailed understanding about the control of RWIs. Created for operators, managers, service companies, suppliers, and health officials, the course takes the participant through the basic steps of identifying the health threats present, unique features to those threats, understanding what the possible consequences would be, identifying ways to reduce the risks and, finally, prioritizing the risk reduction. The dynamic learning experience includes narration, images, video, and interactive activities, and a copy of the Recreational Water Illnesses handbook. Registrants have access to the online training for six months once purchased and can retain the 114-page handbook as a long-term reference guide. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available.