Emergency Response Plan. A Template for Public Drinking Water Systems. Anne G. Powell Capacity Development Section Kentucky Division of Water. April 16, 2013. Levels of Planning. Personal Business Community National. TODAY’S FOCUS.
A Template for Public Drinking Water Systems
Anne G. Powell
Capacity Development Section
Kentucky Division of Water
April 16, 2013
Everyone should have an Emergency Response Plan.
Every public water system should have an Emergency Response Plan.
What do we need to do to create an ERP for our water system?
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Screen shot of the cover page.
Internal Chain of Command
Basic System Information
Specific Emergency Preparedness
Includes info on how to avoid the emergency or how to get ready for oncoming emergency.
Includes all parts of the PWS that will be affected by the emergency and how damage can be minimized.
Prioritized list of tasks to get PWS back to normal operations.
Training and Exercise Record
Plan Approval Documentation
Form an ERP work group at your PWS. Meet as a group, at least annually, to review the contents of your ERP.
With your ERP work group, update the ERP as needed with each annual review.
Document the revisions in the table at the bottom of the cover page.
With all involved PWS employees, exercise at least one scenario of the ERP annually.
Document each exercise in Section 5 of the ERP.
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Help is on the way!
All you need to do is contact your Capacity Development Program Manager.
Let’s practice together…