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US EPA: Understanding State Requirements for AWIA Section 2018  February 20, 2020 | 1:00-2:30 PM ET

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Understanding State Requirements for AWIA Section 2018 

February 20, 2020 | 1:00-2:30 PM ET


Register today for the “Understanding State Requirements for America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) Section 2018” webinar on February 20, 2020 from 1:00-2:30 PM ET.


Join U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Security Division and the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) for the first webinar in the series titled, “Partnering for Security and Resilience.”



This webinar will cover spill notification requirements, including the roles of SERCs, TERCs, LEPCs and applicable state agencies in spill notification and chemical data availability requirements.





Dawn Ison


Dawn Ison has been with EPA for over 19 years and is a Geologist for EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Water Security Division, where she leads emergency response efforts related to the Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARN) mutual aid program, drought response and water loss and response agency coordination during contamination events affecting the water sector. She will provide an overview of AWIA Section 2018, paying specific attention to the spill notification requirements.


Steve Allgeier


Steve Allgeier is an Environmental Engineer and Team Leader with the EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Water Security Division. Steve joined EPA in 1996 where he has worked on a variety of regulatory, security, and technical assistance programs supporting the drinking water sector. Currently Steve is the program manager for EPA’s Water Quality Surveillance and Response System program. During the webinar, he will discuss the role of the state drinking water program in chemical data availability.


Jennifer Heymann


Jennifer Heymann is the Source Water Protection Program Manager for American Water’s Mid-Atlantic Division. She leads a team to identify and mitigate risks to drinking water supplies for approximately 75 water systems in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Jennifer will be presenting on her organization’s experience obtaining Tier 2 data, as well as other useful state datasets, from multiple states to support development of a comprehensive contamination threat inventory.


Pierce Rigrod


Pierce Rigrod from New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services will present on the state-wide source water contamination threat inventory project that NH and EPA are developing together. Pierce has worked within the NHDES Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau since 2005. He supervises source protection programs, including the Chemical Monitoring Waiver Program, Cyanobacteria and Local Source Protection Grant programs, Best Management Practices (BMP) Program and NH’s Groundwater Reclassification Program.




February 20
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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