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DHS "Partnership Bulletin"

DHS has just published a new edition of The Partnership Bulletin.  The Bulletin provides a twice monthly  snapshot of upcoming stakeholder and cross-sector training opportunities and exercises, along with major critical infrastructure events and key announcements.  118 more words

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WSD Reminds Us of Two Good Planning Tools

Our colleagues at EPA’s Water Security Division (WSD) remind us that there are quite a few existing tools that water systems should have in their proverbial “hip pocket” when planning for an emergency.  130 more words

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Infrastructure Protection Training

Looking to enhance your critical infrastructure security and resilience knowledge and skills?  TEEX is offering a series of DHS/FEMA-funded trainings across the nation that can meet your needs and help qualify you for an Infrastructure Protection Certificate. 236 more words

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Join Water Loss Emergency Discussion

On September 15, from 3:00-4:00PM (eastern), EPA plans to host a facilitated discussion featuring a water loss emergency in a fictional community.  The scenario will have elements for water and wastewater utilities, public health agencies, hospitals, power utilities, emergency managers, police, fire, restaurants, businesses and others in the community who rely on water services and would benefit from identifying key preparedness actions.  43 more words

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Hazard Mitigation for Natural Disasters Webinar

ASDWA and EPA WSD are teaming up to present a webinar that will consider how state primacy agencies can work with both their state hazard mitigation offices and their utilities to promote, fund, and implement hazard mitigation projects. 108 more words

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New Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) Version 3.0

CREAT assists drinking water, wastewater and stormwater utility owners and operators in understanding potential climate change threats and assessing related risks at their individual utilities.  CREAT version 3.0 is web-based and features a series of intuitive modules to help utilities complete a climate change risk assessment, redesigned from the ground up to provide a more user-friendly experience. 158 more words

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New emergency Code Grey about safety

Effective immediately, “Code Grey” replaces the notice of “Service Disruption” on Saskatoon Health Region’s list of Emergency Preparedness Codes.

“Code Grey has always existed but until now we called it a service disruption and it was rarely announced like the other codes are,” says Christa Sather, Emergency Preparedness Planner in Risk Management. 412 more words

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