Water Quality Surveillance and Response System Webinars
- Online Water Quality Monitoring,
- Physical Security Monitoring,
- Customer Complaint Surveillance,
- Public Health Surveillance,
- Sampling and Analysis, and
- Consequence Management.
Recordings of the twelve, one-hour webinars presented during this series are available from this page.
Risk of Drinking Water Contamination and Actions to Prepare (March 20, 2018)
Online Water Quality Monitoring for Source Waters (April 10, 2018)
Physical Security Monitoring (May 8, 2018)
Online Water Quality Monitoring for Distribution Systems (June 5, 2018)
Communications Systems for Smart Utility Infrastructure (July 17, 2018)
Analysis of Online Water Quality Data (August 14, 2018)
Customer Complaint Surveillance for Detecting Drinking Water Contamination (September 11, 2018)
Public Health Surveillance for Detecting Drinking Water Contamination (October 9, 2018)
Response Planning for Distribution System Contamination Incidents (November 6, 2018)
This webinar provides an overview of the response to a distribution system contamination incident and the steps utilities can take to prepare their own response procedure. It covers roles and responsibilities when working with response partners. The webinar also discusses possible response actions that can be implemented to minimize consequences, such as operational changes to reduce the spread of contaminated water and public notification to minimize customers’ exposure to contaminated water.
Preparing for Sampling and Analysis in Response to Distribution System Contamination Incidents (December 11, 2018)
This webinar provides an overview of capabilities necessary for field and laboratory response to a possible drinking water contamination incident. It includes a discussion of priority contaminants, analytical methods, emergency response sampling kits, and field testing equipment. Lessons learned from utility implementation of emergency response sampling and analysis capabilities are also presented.