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Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities

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Cook County Emergency Operations Center

15900 S Cicero

Oak Forest, IL 60452

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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.

Class runs from 8:00 to 5:00 each day

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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 online courses IS 100, IS 700.A, and IS 800 at http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp before attending this course.

Topics

  • Threats to water and wastewater facilities and systems
  • Disaster planning and management
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Disaster response
  • Disaster recovery


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