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


For information on EPA’s AWIA workshops, please visit the training section of the AWIA webpage

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.

The next webinar will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 1:00-2:00PM EST.

Register now at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/835840358413476110Exit

Users unable to attend a webinar can access a previous "Continuity of Operations Plan Template" Webinar recording (runtime 18:43 minutes).

Water Contaminant Information Tool (WCIT) Webinar 

WCIT: Learning 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.

Users unable to attend a webinar can access a previous "WCIT: Learning the Basics" Webinar recording (runtime 24:39 minutes).


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.

The next webinar will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 1:00-2:00PM EDT.

Register now at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7600358049395672845Exit

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.

Users unable to attend a webinar can access a previous "WLA-RP Tabletop Exercise" Webinar recording (runtime 55:14 minutes)

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 next webinar will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 1:00-2:00PM EDT.

Register now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1317132882369620495Exit

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.

Users unable to attend a webinar can access a previous "AP-FSE" Webinar recording (runtime 19:14 minutes).

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 next webinar will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 1:00-2:00PM EDT.

Register now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7852441981382030351Exit

Users unable to attend a webinar can access a previous "Sampling Guidance for Unknown Contaminants" Webinar recording (runtime 22:08 minutes).