Webinar: Preparing for Ebola in the Water Sector
November 6, 2014 | 11:00 a.m. - noon MST
This webinar is complimentary to AWWA members. Prior registration is required. Non-members can attend for a fee of $120.
The subject of Ebola is raising concerns in the water sector about possible risks to staff and treatment operations.
The webinar is co-hosted by the Water Environment Federation and will feature a panel of subject matter experts sharing perspectives on Ebola research and the risks in wastewater operations as well as in drinking water.
An overview of the most recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the US Environmental Protection Agency will be presented. This will include:
- Information regarding protective actions that utilities can take for the safety of staff and the public
- Protection protocols for workers, treatment efficacy, and the viability of the virus
- Principles for pandemic planning as part of an all-hazard risk management plan for business continuity
- Operational resilience