MGT 343 Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities   

The Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course provides students with information about the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox covering necessary steps to be taking during the response and recovery Water and Wastewater Utilities facilities. Participants will be guided through the various issues concerning preparing for, responding to, and recovering from incidents affecting water and/or wastewater facilities. The course introduces the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) hazards to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects the hazards may induce. Planning for and managing incidents are discussed, as well as disaster mitigation, response and recovery specific to drinking water and wastewater systems.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course. 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.

Target Audience: Water and Wastewater Utility Personnel Directors Department Heads Supervisors/Superintendents Operators Field Personnel Customer Service Lab Personnel Inspectors Engineers State/Local Regulatory Personnel Environmental/Local Regulatory Personnel, including: Tribal Councils City Elected Officials City ManagersCounty Elected Officials Senior Emergency Response Personnel Utility Board Members

Seats Remaining: 20

Begin Date: 1/29/2019

End Date: 1/30/2019

Time: 8:00 AM--4:30 PM

Henry County Emergency Management Office 900 West Washington
Mt. Pleasant
Iowa - 52641

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