Emergency Drinking Water Supply Guidance
Large-scale disasters can cause significant disruptions to water services. These two resources will help drinking water/wastewater utilities and state drinking water primacy agencies develop an emergency drinking water supply (EDWS) plan.
Water Utility Planning for an Emergency Drinking Water Supply
This resource helps drinking water utilities develop an EDWS Plan. Please also check out planning guidance for hospitals and healthcare facilities.
State Primacy Agency Planning for an Emergency Drinking Water Supply
An EDWS plan is an important tool for a state drinking water primacy agency that will allow for optimum coordination with the state Emergency Management Agency and other stakeholders. This updated resource has more information on EDWS distribution management and several examples and case studies to better help state primacy agencies develop an EDWS Plan and comply with 40 CFR 142, Subpart B.