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EPA offers webinar Opportunities -August and September 2017

EPA offers webinar Opportunities -August and September

Analytical Preparedness – Full Scale Exercise Toolkit – August 24, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 EST
The Analytical Preparedness Full-Scale Exercise (AP-FSE) toolkit is an interactive resource that can help users to plan and conduct exercises that involve the coordination of analytical support. Water utilities, laboratories and other response partners can use the AP-FSE Toolkit to design exercise that meet their objectives. The toolkit includes scenarios and document templates that can be used as is, or tailored to meet their needs. This training will cover:
• How participating in an AP-FSE can increase preparedness
• How the toolkit and its resources can be leveraged to plan and conduct an exercise
• How to coordinate analytical support and further develop relationships with response partners
Register: https://us-epa-ap-fse.eventbrite.com

Decontaminating a Utility After a Contamination Event – September 20, 2017, 1:00-2:00 EST
Water utilities can face major challenges when responding to all-hazards contamination incidents. These challenges can include isolations, treating contaminated water, and decontaminating water utilities as well as the infrastructure needed to enable recovery and return to service. This webinar will provide a detailed overview of an upcoming decontamination tool that will help utilities be prepared prior to an incident. The tool will cover the three phases of remediation: characterization, decontamination and clearance. In addition, the webinar will address how utilities can contain and dispose of large amounts of contaminated water.
Register: https://us-epa-decontamination-strategies.eventbrite.com.

National Preparedness Month
Navigating Your Day Without Water: September 28, 2017 – 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern
A Virtual Exercise in Disaster Preparation. Practice Your Response – Join Us for a Virtual Exercise!

EPA will host a facilitated discussion featuring a water loss emergency scenario. The disaster will disrupt the water services in a fictional community.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-your-day-without-water-a-virtual-exercise-in-disaster-preparation-tickets-36896327910

 

Patti Kay Wisniewski
Drinking Water Security Coordinator
US EPA Region III
Drinking Water Branch (3WP21)
1650 Arch Street
Phila, PA 19103

215-814-5668
Cell: 215-514-7893
Email: Wisniewski.patti-kay@epa.gov

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