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America's Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Plan Web Accessible Workshops              

EPA will be hosting AWIA workshops for small systems in Fall 2020. Please check back later for more information. 

AWIA Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Plan Training 101

The AWIA Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Plan Training 101 is a four-part video that will provide information on AWIA Section 2013. Listeners will learn from EPA how various resources can assist water utilities in complying with AWIA Section 2013. 

EPA Updated Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Plan Tools

The EPA hosted workshops across the country for community water systems complying with AWIA Section 2013. Follow the link below for the webinar-based version of these workshops. 

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Continuity of Operations Plan Template Webinar                       

This webcast is designed as an introduction to the WLA COOP Template.

Webinar registration will be posted soon. 

Water Contaminant Information Tool (WCIT) Webinar 

WCIT: The Basics

The Water Contaminant Information Tool (WCIT) is a secure on-line database with comprehensive information about chemical, biological and radiochemical contaminants of concern for the Water Sector. This tool compiles drinking water- and wastewater-specific data in a one-stop, easy-to-use tool.

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

WCIT: Becoming an Advanced User *NEW WEBINAR*

This webinar is geared towards active WCIT account holders to enhance their knowledge of how to navigate the database.

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

WLA-Response Plan Tabletop Exercise

The WLA-RP provides a comprehensive, national approach to coordinated laboratory response incidents requiring additional analytical support than a typical utility or state laboratory can provide.

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

Accessing Laboratory Support Webinar

Attendees of this webcast will learn about the Accessing Laboratory Support resource, which provides users with a systematic approach to access laboratory support at the local, state, regional and federal levels.

The workshop will take place on June 25, 2020 at 1:00pm ET.

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An additional workshop will take place on July 14, 2020 at 11:00am ET.

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Analytical Preparedness Full-Scale Exercises

Attendees will learn how participating in an AP-FSE can increase preparedness, how the toolkit and its resources can be leveraged to plan and conduct an exercise and how to coordinate analytical support and further develop relationships with response partners.

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

WLA Members and Liaison Webinar

The goal of the WLA Member and Liaison webinar is to provide opportunities to highlight WLA Member and Liaison capabilities among peers and stakeholders, and priority access to WLA tools and resources. This interactive webinar is only open to WLA Members and Liaisons, and will provide a SNEAK PEEK of the WLA’s Analytical Preparedness Full Scale Exercise Toolkit (AP-FSE Toolkit).

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

Decontamination Preparedness Tools for Water Utilities Webinar

Attendees will learn about the Decontamination Preparedness Assessment Strategy (DPAS), which is an interactive PDF walking the user through the complexities of the three phases of remediation: characterization, decontamination, and clearance.

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

Decontamination: Disposal Guide

Attendees will learn how to handle large amounts of contaminated water with the Containment and Disposal of Large Amounts of Contaminated Water: A Support Guide for Water Utilities.

Webinar registration will be posted soon.

Sampling Guidance for Unknown Contaminants

Attendees will be presented with examples of what is required for a comprehensive sampling program, and how the guidance can be used to enhance laboratory, utility and emergency responder preparedness by supplementing emergency response plans.

The workshop will take place on July 29, 2020 at 1:00pm EDT. 

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