Project #1116

Emergency Response Plan Guidance for Wastewater Systems

Principal Investigator
Research Manager
Dr. Daniel M. Woltering, Ph.D.
PA Government Services, Inc.
Utility Management
Emergency Response & Preparedness


This document guides wastewater systems in the development of emergency response plans for natural or manmade (i.e., terrorist related) events, and presents a reference for the information and data that should be included in an emergency response plan. Additionally, this report illustrates important emergency planning concepts in a wastewater system context, such as chain-of-command, communication and notification plans, personnel safety provisions, plan initiation and decision making process, emergency operations centers, and emergency response training. Published by WERF. TK pages. Soft cover and online PDF, 83 pages. (2004)

Originally funded as WERF project 03-CTS-4S.