National Water Quality Month is a reminder to take a look at how our communities value the importance of water and how our actions or lack there of can greatly affect water quality. What’s most concerning in recent years is the lack of education that has lead us down the road towards lower water quality and even unsafe water in places such as schools, hospitals, and other facilities. Legionnaires disease is a hot topic today and outbreaks across the US have grown by 4.5 times since 2000. (National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System). 6,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease were reported in 2015 alone (CDC). This is the beginning of a water quality epidemic.