Emergency Planning for Water Utilities, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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American Water Works Association, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 109 pages
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Water and wastewater utilities must be prepared for any type of emergency. Public health must be protected and service must be maintained or quickly restored.

Manual M19 presents techniques for developing contingency plans for a variety of emergencies from natural disasters to human-caused crises. The manual explains how to develop an emergency preparedness plan, how to identify vulnerabilities in your water system, and how to determine how a disruption would likely impact service.
  

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Contents

Overview
1
HOW TO USE THIS MANUA
4
REFERENCE
5
Hazard Summary
7
HUMANCAUSED DISASTERS AND THEIR ASSOCIATED HAZARDS
14
HAZARD SUMMARY
16
REFERENCE
18
Vulnerability Assessment
19
REFERENCE
52
Developing the Preparedness Plan
53
ELEMENTS OF A PLAN
54
REFERENCE
81
6 Emergency Response Recovery and Training
83
TRAINING
88
REFERENCES
91
A South Carolinas Guidelines for Hurricane Procedures
93

REFERENCE
37
Mitigation Actions
39
COSTS AND SCHEDULING
51
Bibliography
97
AWWA Manuals
103
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Founded in 1881, the AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION (AWWA) is the authoritative resource for knowledge, information, and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of drinking water in North America and beyond. The AWWA is the largest organization of water professionals in the world. The AWWA advances public health, safety, and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the drinking water community.

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