U.S. EPA: Field Response Planning for Drinking Water Contamination Emergenc...

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In a drinking water contamination emergency utility personnel investigate sites of potential contamination, collect samples for laboratory and field analysis, and provide technical support to external organizations who may be assisting in the response. All hazards response planning involves identifying activities that utility personnel can be trained to perform in an emergency, planning with local emergency response partners, developing procedures, and conducting drills and exercises.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How to prepare for basic and advanced field response activities

  • Hazard decision points in the field response process

  • How to document field information and findings using provided templates and forms

  • Where to find additional resources for planning and training

EPA's Guidance for Building Field Capabilities to Respond to Drinking Water Contamination is available at: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-01/documents/field_capabilities_guidance_january2017.pdf

Presented by Elizabeth Hedrick (U.S. EPA Water Security Division), Jeremy Bishop and Kimberly Stokes (Jacobs)

Please note that webinar access information will be provided prior to the event.

If you require special accommodations, please contact Elizabeth Hedrick at Hedrick.Elizabeth@epa.gov by 6/07/2018 to make arrangements.

EPA will use your registration information solely for this event. We will not share your information with any third party.

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