EPA has a new interactive training resource to provide water utilities, laboratories and emergency responders with a means of receiving laboratory support during emergencies involving water contamination. The resource presents example scenarios, tips and a 1-page summary document that users can save as a reference sheet. Accessing Laboratory Support discusses how to obtain assistance at the local, state, regional and federal levels. These methods include utilizing Water/Wastewater Agency Response Networks (WARNs), which are local mutual...
Discover preparedness tools and resources at www.epa.gov/waterresilience
FREE WEBINAR: November 9th The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a free webinar, Free Preparedness Tools for Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities, on November 9, 2016 from 12-1pm Central Time. This webinar will focus on tools and resources to help water sector utilities become more resilient and prepared for emergencies. Topics include hazard mitigation, climate resilience, mobile response application, and laboratory support resources. [This office] has approved the webinar for continuing education units for...
MnWARN has launched a new Web Site design to better serve its members. MnWARN Members: please contact MRWA's office at 800-367-6792 for instructions on accessing the new site.
Check out EPA's Emergency Incident Planning, Response, & Recovery Web site at: http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/watersecurity/emerplan/index.cfm
MnWARN partnered with the Minnesota National Guard in a joint exercise called Vigilant Vortex, a widespread tornado outbreak disaster scenario on August 12 & 13, 2014 in Camp Ripley.
FEMA Schedule of Fees Rate Sheet
MnWARN Sample Equipment Tracking Log
The Department of Homeland Security / Minnesota's Fusion Center has a great resource for water/wastewater utilities in Minnesota. Threat information and dissemination is available by signing up at: https://icefishx.org (copy and paste this link in your browser). What is ICEFISHX? Intelligence Communications Enterprise For Information Sharing and Exchange (ICEFISHX) is an internet-based intelligence sharing initiative and alert network, operated by the Minnesota Fusion Center, designed to collect and disseminate information relating to terrorist operations and...
View this YouTube video (Copy and Paste the URL below into Your Browser): Don't Get Soaked: Invest in Emergency Response at: http://goo.gl/7pMJhh