EPA Region 6: Risk Assessment & Emergency Response Plan Training

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EPA Region 6 Conference and Training Facility

16650 Westgrove Road, Suite 200

Addison, TX 75001

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EPA will use your registration information solely for this event. We will not share your information with any third party. If you require special accomodations (other than language interpretation), please contact Nushat Dyson (, 202-564-4674) by September 27, 2019.

The U.S. EPA will be holding a one-day training to provide drinking water utilities with detailed information on America's Water Infrastructure Act: Section 2013 and 2018. Specifically the training will cover the new risk assessment and emergency response plan requirements. During the training, participants will learn about the new risk and resilience assessment and emergency response plan requirements and deadlines. In addition, participants will learn how to use the updated Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool to conduct the risk assessment and the new Emergency Response Plan Guidance and Template to develop and/or update an emergency response plan. Participants will have the opportunity to ask detailed questions regarding the requirements. Finally, participants will be informed on the certification process as well as new emergency spill notification requirements and chemical inventory data availability.

Those wishing to attend the training in person or via webinar must register by October 1, 2019. When registering, please select one of the following options:

  • Attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be held at EPA's Region 6 Training Facility. Please note there are a limited number of spots available.

  • Attend the meeting via webinar with your respective state. Instructions for accessing the webinar will be sent to registered attendees prior to the meeting.

Registered attendees requesting in-person attendance will receive a confirmation email with details on how to access the facility no later than September 8, 2019.

Registered attendees requesting attendance via webinar will receive a confirmation email with details on accessing the webinar link no later than October 1, 2019.

The fact sheet on Risk and Resilience Assessment and Emergency Response Plan requirements can be found at

CEUs may be provided for utilities in eligible states.

Please Note: Lunch will not be provided. Attendees will have one hour for lunch.


Where is this training?

The training will take place at the U.S. EPA Region 6's Conference and Training Facility in Addison, Texas, located at 16650 Westgrove Road, Suite 200, Addison, Texas 75001. Enter through the door at Suite 200 and then proceed to the conference room.

Where can I find information on hotels in the area?

For information on Addison, Texas, click here.

Hotels that are offering the government rate are the following:

Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Addison

4875 Belt Line Road, Addison, TX 75254 Phone 972-980-4816

Springhill Suites Dallas Addison.Quorum Drive

15255 Quorum Drive, Addison, TX 75001 Phone 972-774-1010

Do I need to print my tickets?

No, once you register, your name will be included on our registration list. Just check-in the day of the conference at our registration table.

Will Operator Certification Credits be provided for this event?

EPA is working with the State Operator Certification Programs of the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas to provide Operator Certification Credits for attending this meeting.

What are the parking options for this event?

Parking is available in front of the training facility by suite 200 and in the rear of the building.

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Addison, TX 75001

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