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Join a Water Utility Decontamination Tabletop Exercise

Decontamination tabletop exercises will help water utilities and other stakeholders prepare for a contamination incident. Participants will engage in high-level discussions about the decontamination of drinking water and wastewater systems.

Other discussion topics will include:

  • Tactical response operations
  • Public health activities
  • Crisis communication
  • System operations

During the exercise, participants will:

  • Work through key decisions
  • Identify relevant resources
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of response partners
  • Learn how stakeholders can coordinate with each other

Help shape water sector emergency response coordination. Gather valuable information to share with your organization. Join a table-top exercise!

For more information, contact Marissa Lynch.