Drinking Water and Wastewater Resilience
EPA has developed several resources to help build resilience at drinking water and wastewater utilities. Additionally, a Utility Preparedness Widget for Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities is now available that provides direct access to these free EPA resilience tools and resources without leaving your webpage.
Effective Utility Management: A Primer for Water Utilities
This is a direct link to the document that describes the ten attributes of effectively managed water sector utilities and five keys to management success.
WaterEUM (effective utility management)
This site provide links to reports and tools designed to help water utilities advance effective utility management practices.
Water and Wastewater Competency Model
The site identifies the occupation-specific competencies required for workers in the water sector and was developed by AWWA in collaboration with WEF and the EPA.
BAYWORK (bay area water/wastewater workforce reliability)
BAYWORK is a consortium of Bay Area water and wastewater utilities working together to ensure that we will have the reliable workforce needed to serve our customers and protect the environment.
Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool 6.0
EPA developed the Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool (VSAT) to assist water and wastewater utilities of all sizes with determining vulnerabilities to both man-made and natural hazards and with evaluating potential improvements to enhance their security and resiliency.
Effective Risk and Crisis Communication during Water Security Emergencies
This is a direct link to the document that provides information about effective message development and delivery that could be useful to water sector organizations as they develop their respective risk communication plans.
Last updated July 2016