Features of an Active and Effective Protective Program
The US EPA has developed "Features of an Active and Effective Protective Program" to assist water utility operators in disaster prevention and recovery. This page is a brief summary of the program with a link to EPA's Website. June 2009.
- CDC: Centers for Disease Control Guidance for Water-Related Emergencies and Outbreaks
- USDHS: Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation
- Emergency Planning and Preparedness Tips for WWTP and WTP Operators
- EPA's FedFUNDS Tool for Disaster Reimbursement
A new web-based tool to locate funding for disaster relief.
Guidelines for Public Water Systems Appendix O, Handbook for Water Supply Emergencies
Appendix O (March 2007)
- Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Water Systems
- New Cyber Risk Alert
- Preparing for Extreme Weather Events and Response Guidance
- Public Water System Response to Loss of Pressure to All or Part of the Distribution System
- Recommendations for Private Wells Inundated by Flooding
Self-Assessment of Your Utility's Emergency Preparedness Program
Self-assessment measures taken from the Features of an Active and Effective Protective Program, to assist owners and operators of drinking water and wastewater utilities in preventing, detecting, responding to, and recovering from disasters. June 2009.
- US DOE: 21 Steps to Improve Cyber Security of SCADA Networks
- US EPA: Response Protocol Toolbox
- US EPA: Small Public Water Systems and Capacity Development
- US EPA: Water Security
- World Health Organization: Technical Notes on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies