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Water Quality Surveillance and Response

Water Quality Surveillance and Response System Exercise Development Toolbox

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Overview

The Surveillance and Response System (SRS) Exercise Development Toolbox helps utilities and response partners design, develop, conduct, and evaluate SRS-related discussions and operations-based exercises. These exercises help to develop, teach, refine, and improve SRS procedures for water utilities.

The toolbox allows utilities to:
  • Learn about SRS training programs
  • Develop realistic exercise scenarios
  • Design SRS discussion-based and operations-based exercises
  • Create exercise documents

System Requirements

To run EPA's SRS Exercise Development Toolbox, the following minimum system hardware and software requirements must be met:
  • Operating System: Windows 7 and 8
  • Microsoft Office: 2007 and above
  • Other software: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Disk space: 70 MB

Download and Installation Instructions

Surveillance and Response Tool Exercise Development Toolbox (.exe file)(5 pp, 232 MB) NOTE the large size of this file!

After downloading the toolbox:

  1. Open the setup file (SRSToolbox.exe) to launch the installer. If there are any security settings on the machine, click "Run" when prompted.
  2. Click "Next" on the following two screens to begin installation.
  3. A popup may ask you to install two files. Click "Install"
  4. Click "Next" on the following two screens. Then click "Install" and "Finish" when the installation is complete. Click "Finish" on the main installation screen. The Toolbox is now installed.

This Installation and Troubleshooting Guide for the toolbox provides detailed instructions for installing it and tips in case you run into problems during the installation. 

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