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

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    10/25/2018 - 10/25/2018
    University Place WA
    EU  MGT342  205
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    11/6/2018 - 11/6/2018
    Austin TX
    EU  MGT342  209
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    11/7/2018 - 11/7/2018
    Chino CA
    EU  MGT342  206
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    11/13/2018 - 11/13/2018
    Colorado Springs CO
    EU  MGT342  207
  • Details
    1/9/2019 - 1/9/2019
    Winter Haven FL
    EU  MGT342  208
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    3/19/2019 - 3/19/2019
    Charlottesville VA
    EU  MGT342  201
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    4/18/2019 - 4/18/2019
    Rockford IL
    EU  MGT342  210

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.

Recommended

Participants are encouraged to take the following online courses before attending this course:

  • IS 100PWb
  • IS 700.
  • IS 800

The courses can be found online at: training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp.

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

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

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

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 0.4 CEUs

Contact Information

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

Resources

MGT342 Executive Summary

 

 

 

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