AWWA Workshops: Emergency Preparedness and Basic Waterworks

2017 Emergency Preparedness Workshop- Port Townsend

  • When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
  • 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Where: Cotton Building 607 Water Street Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • Registration: fee increases Tuesday, May 16th and closes on Thursday, May 18th

This program is designed to provide a basic understanding of emergency preparedness and the response of water utilities in the event of an emergency or disaster. Assessing risks, planning and preparedness will lead to utilities that function better in emergencies, work more efficiently to restore service to customers and are better able to maintain water quality. Topics will include: water utility emergencies, emergency case studies, emergency action plan, risk & resilience, incident command system, public outreach during emergencies, business & operational continuity, water/wastewater agency response network (WARNs), tabletop & field exercises, other training, facility physical security, cyber security. 

2017 Basic Waterworks Workshop- Port Townsend

  • When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
  • 8:00 am – 3:45 pm
  • Where: Cotton Building 607 Water Street Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • Registration: fee increases Tuesday, May 16th and closes on Thursday May 18th

This program is designed for new utility front-line employees, office staff or others that want a preview or review of the basics of a water utility, the terminology, regulations, processes and goals. Topics will include: overview of water systems, regulations and contaminants, water sources, hydrology & hydraulics, treatment & disinfection, water quality monitoring, water quality protection practices, construction & maintenance, disaster response.

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