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Increase Power Resilience at Your Water Utility

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Use the Power Resilience Guide

The Power Resilience Guide provides water and wastewater utilities with information and strategies for strengthening relationships with their electric providers and increasing their resilience to power outages.  The 2019 updates include: 

  • Five new case studies, on topics including the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, on-site power, microgrids and long-term generator use
  • Expanded information on generator rating and regulations
  • Additional information on generator servicing requirements
  • More tips on fuel supply planning
  • New section on Black Sky Planning
  • New Appendix A: Existing Generator Information Sheet
  • New Appendix B: Generator Request Information Form

NOTE: This PDF file uses Javascript. In order to access the generator forms as Word documents, please download the file to your computer before opening. 

Download the Power Resilience Guide


Watch "the Power to Keep Water Moving" video

"Power to Keep Water Moving" provides an overview of the importance of building power resilience at drinking water and wastewater utilities (runtime 4:45 min)