Reminder to register: 11th Annual MnWARN Meeting - October 26, 2022
11th Annual MnWARN Meeting – October 26, 2022 Best Western Kelly Inn, 100 4th Ave S., St Cloud, MN AGENDA 8:30am Registration & Refreshments 9:00am Welcome & MnWARN updates – Tim Hewett, MnWARN Chair Introductions Membership Update 9:30am Emergency Management –Minnesota Pollution Control Agency ...
Open EMAC request - Jackson, MS
Open EMAC request - Jackson, MS These are expected to be 15 Day deployments The following is a summary of five OPEN EMAC requests for water utility personnel issued by the State of Mississippi. Please coordinate with you state EMAC Coordinator if you are able to fulfil any or part of these requests. 6 Class A Surface Water and Membrane Operators 5 licensed electricians 10 mechanics 8 instrument techs 12 General Maintenance Workers ...
Microsoft Releases Alternative Mitigations for Exchange Server Vulnerabilities
MNWARN Community - Cyber Attack on Microsoft Servers - PLEASE BE AWARE AND TAKE ACTION: Microsoft Releases Alternative Mitigations for Exchange Server Vulnerabilities INTENDED FOR WIDEST DISTRIBUTION Critical Infrastructure Colleagues and Partners, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) strongly urges its partners to follow guidance provided to Federal Civilian Executive Branch Departments and Agencies at cisa.gov/ed2102. This CISA Emergency Directive outlines key steps federal officials must take to immediately address this vulnerability. We cannot stress enough the seriousness of this vulnerability; it is widespread and...
COVID-19 Masks Point of Distribution
MnWARN is pleased to announce that FEMA shipped 80,000 washable, reusable cloth face masks for distribution to all requesting water and wastewater utilities in Minnesota. Accordingly, masks will be initially allocated to requesting utilities at the rate of five (5) masks per full time employee. As supplies may be limited, requests will be filled on a first come-first served basis. To request FEMA masks through this program, we ask that you contact the Point of...
EPA's Incident Action Checklist for Pandemic Incidents for Water Utilities
Check out EPA's Incident Action Checklist for Pandemic Incidents for Water Utilities: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-03/documents/pandemic_iac_final_032620_508_fillable.pdf
Emergency Workers in Tier I under the Executive Order
Emergency Workers in Tier I under the Executive Order This document clarifies Governor's Executive Order 20-02 with regards to Care for Children of Families of Emergency Workers. Short version: Public works employees are considered emergency workers (Tier 2). Download the Executive Order document here
MnWARN COVID-19 Response Statement
MnWARN COVID-19 Response Statement In the event of an emergency, MnWARN could and should be activated; however, it should be stressed there is no guarantee a volunteer will come forward. In the event the State were to experience Pandemic Management Phase, many Minnesota communities would likely see a shortage of personnel to provide essential public services. That said, MnWARN is committed in our Mission of Utilities Helping Utilities, and would reach out to the 400+ MnWARN Members in...
MnWARN COVID-19 Response Statement
MnWARN COVID-19 Response Statement MnWARN could and should be activated in the event of an emergency; however, it should be stressed there is no guarantee a volunteer will come forward. In the event the State were to experience Pandemic Management Phase, many Minnesota communities would likely see a shortage of personnel to provide essential public services. That said, MnWARN is committed in our Mission of Utilities Helping Utilities, and would reach out to the 400+ MnWARN...
Download the Response On-The-Go App
From US EPA: The updated Water Utility Response On-The-Go App gives water utility operators and response partners the information and tools they need during an emergency. Download at: https://www.epa.gov/waterutilityresponse/water-utility-response-go-mobile-application
10th Annual MnWARN Meeting
MnWARN Annual meeting will be held Tuesday, October 15th at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud, MN. Register: www.mrwa.com/wf8.html 10th Annual MnWARN Meeting – October 15, 2019 Kelly Inn - 100 4th Ave. South, St Cloud, Minnesota 56301 Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm There is NO charge to attend this event. Lunch is provided. AGENDA - Coming Soon! Reminder: please take a moment to watch MnWARN's newest promotional video on YouTube at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6koMTf-F3l0 Please share MnWARN's video with...