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Course Details

Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities
NTED Course Number MGT-342
Provider TEEX/NERRTC
Length 4.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Management and Planning
Continuing Education Credits 0.40
Description
The Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course provides a strategic overview of disaster management for water and wastewater professionals. The course presents information regarding preparing for and responding to natural or man-made disasters that threaten water and wastewater facilities and systems. The course introduces the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) disasters to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects of disasters. Planning for and responding to disasters that affect drinking water and wastewater systems are also be explained. Participants are guided through portions of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Response Protocol Toolbox (RPTB) to identify steps in the response and recovery processes. Case studies on a variety of disaster incidents, as well as hypothetical situations for water and wastewater incidents are examined. Participants are also given the opportunity to practice developing a disaster response plan for a disaster.
Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
* Determine potential all-hazard threats to water and wastewater facilities and systems.
* Prepare for an incident affecting a water or wastewater system or facility.
* Utilize the EPA Response Protocol Toolbox to develop responses in the Incident/Unified Command System.
NTED Prerequisites
N/A
Other Prerequisites
Successful completion of IS-100.PWb: Introduction to the Incident Command System for Public Works; IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction is expected, but not required. Completion of IS-800.b: National Response Framework, An Introduction is also recommended.
Target Audience
Emergency Management, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Primary
Recover   -  Infrastructure Systems
Secondary
Mitigate  -  Community Resilience
Mitigate  -  Threats and Hazard Identification
Prevent   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Risk Management for Protection Programs and Activities
Respond   -  Infrastructure Systems
Respond   -  Public and Private Services and Resources
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
MGT-342 Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities
TEEX Infrastructure Training and Safety Insititute
itsi@teex.tamu.edu
800-723-3811

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