Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities (MGT343)
Organization(s): Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
Jan 23, 2019 — Jan 24, 2019
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.
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, and environmental/local regulatory personnel.