Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities
City of Kansas City Water Services
MARC & Missouri Office of Homeland Security
The Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course is designed to provide training to water and wastewater professionals on issues concerning preparing for, responding to, and recovering from incidents affecting water and/or wastewater facilities. This course introduces the various natural and man-made (accidental or intentional) hazards to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects the hazards may induce. Legislation that serves to aid in the planning and response to a natural or man-made incident is discussed along with measures that can mitigate threats to the water and wastewater systems. Participants are guided through portions of the Environmental Protection Agencies Response Protocol Toolbox to identify steps in the response and recovery processes. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to take the online courses IS100, IS700, and IS800 found at
before attending this course.
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