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MGT - 343 Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities

September 24, 2019
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Palm Beach County Health Department
800 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Good Morning,

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a MGT- 343 Disaster Management for Water and Waste Water Utilities here at the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County on September 24th and 25th, 2019.  8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The course will be given at 800 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.  This two day course will be given by the Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service.

This 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. The 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. Topics Threats to Water and Wastewater Facilities and Systems Major Legislative Requirements Mitigating Threats to Water and Wastewater Facilities and Systems Responding to Threats Against Water and Wastewater Facilities and Systems Recovery from Disasters Audience: Water and Wastewater Utility Personnel, Directors Department Heads, Supervisors/Superintendent, Operators, Field Personnel, Customer Service, Lab Personnel, Inspectors, Engineers, State/Local Regulatory Personnel, Environmental/Local Regulatory Personnel, including: Tribal Councils, City Elected Officials, City Managers, County Elected Officials, Senior Emergency Response Personnel, Utility Board Members.

If you are interested in attending this two day course please contact Pamela Lape at the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County and if you have not already done so you will need to set up an account on SERT Florida Disaster website using the link below and then register for the MGT-343 Disaster Management for Water and Waste Water Utilities Training course.

https://trac.floridadisaster.org/TRAC/loginform.aspx

Please forward this email to supervisors, managers, operators, or anyone whom you feel would be interested in this training.  If you have any questions regarding the course please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,

Pamela Lape

Environmental Specialist III

Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County

(561) 837-5947

pamela.lape@flhealth.gov