Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities

MGT342 - 4.00 Hours

Description

us flagThe Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course provides critical guidance when planning for and responding to disasters that affect drinking water and wastewater systems. Participants will be introduced to the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) disasters to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects of disasters. Participants will be guided through portions of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox (RPTB) to identify steps in the response and recovery processes. Case studies on a variety of disaster incidents, as well as hypothetical situations for water and wastewater incidents are examined. Participants are also given the opportunity to practice developing a disaster response plan for a disaster.

Schedule

  • Details
    12/12/2019 - 12/12/2019
    Harlingen TX
    EU  MGT342  221
  • Details
    12/17/2019 - 12/17/2019
    Wylie TX
    EU  MGT342  222
  • Details
    5/7/2020 - 5/7/2020
    Winnetka IL
    EU  MGT342  224
  • Details
    7/15/2020 - 7/15/2020
    Jacksonville AL
    EU  MGT342  225

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

us flagThe Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course provides critical guidance when planning for and responding to disasters that affect drinking water and wastewater systems. Participants will be introduced to the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) disasters to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects of disasters. Participants will be guided through portions of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox (RPTB) to identify steps in the response and recovery processes. Case studies on a variety of disaster incidents, as well as hypothetical situations for water and wastewater incidents are examined. Participants are also given the opportunity to practice developing a disaster response plan for a disaster.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

FEMA Student ID Requirement

Prior to course delivery, the hosting jurisdiction for the class shall inform all participants of the FEMA requirement to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website. Participants will be asked to provide their SID when they arrive and complete the registration process for the course.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Recommended

It is recommended the participant complete IS-100PWb, IS-700, and IS-800. These courses can be found online at: https://training.fema.gov/nims/

Topics

Water and wastewater system vulnerability, response and recovery processes+Threats to water and wastewater utilities+Preparing for disasters affecting water and wastewater utilities+Responding to disasters affecting water and wastewater utilities

Suggested Audience

  • Directors/Departments Heads
  • City Elected Officials
  • City Managers
  • County Elected Officials
  • City and County Emergency Managers
  • Senior Emergency Response Personnel
  • Water and Wastewater Utility Board Members
  • Water and Wastewater operators and field personnel
  • Lab personnel, inspectors, engineers
  • Tribal Council Members
  • Senior Regulatory Officials

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

0.4 CEUs
  • TCEQ licensed water operators+TCEQ licensed wastewater operators
  • Government Programs

    For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811+GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811

    Contact Information

    Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

    Resources

    MGT342 Executive Summary

     

     

     

    Related Courses

    MGT317+MGT343+MGT345+DMP101Disaster Management for Public Services+Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities+Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems+Safe Practices for Water UtilitiesDisaster Management for Public Services+Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities+Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems+Safe Practices for Water UtilitiesDisaster Management for Public Services+Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities+Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems+Safe Practices for Water Utilities

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