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Name MGT-343 Disaster Management for Water & Wastewater Utilities
This course is designed to provide training to water and wastewater professionals on 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. Legislation that serves to aid in the planning and response to a natural or man-made incident is discussed along with measures that can mitigate threats to the water and wastewater systems. Participants are guided through portions of the Environmental Protection Agencies Response Protocol Toolbox to identify steps in the response and recovery processes. Topics Threats to Water and Wastewater Facilities and Systems Major Legislative Requirements Mitigating Threats to Water and Wastewater Facilities and Systems Responding to Threats Against Water and Wastewater Facilities and Systems Recovery from Disasters 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
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