Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM PDT
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Sunset Point Fire Station Training Room 
240 West ST
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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Jeff Lundt
Northwest Washington Subsection AWWA

VERY Advanced Notice for the 

2018 Emergency Preparedness Workshop in Friday Harbor 

Thursday October 4th starting at 7:45 AM

in the Sunset Point Fire Station Training Room

in Friday Harbor, WA

Many of you have expressed interest in the Emergency Preparedness Worshops that have been presented over the past year. In an effort to bring training to the operators, engineers and managers in the San Juan Islands we are planning on holding this workshop in Friday Harbor in OCTOBER, 2018. It is not necessary to sign up now, we just want to get the date on your calendars.  Registration will begin in earnest in August.

The Emergency Preparedness Workshop is a one-day presentation that provides a basic understanding of emergency preparedness, and the response of water and wastewater utilities in the event of emergencies and disasters.  Assessing risks, planning and preparedness will lead to utilities that function better in emergencies, work more efficiently to restore service to customers and are batter able to maintain water quality. Topics include:

  • Water & Wastewater Utility Emergencies
  • Emergency Case Studies
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Risk & Resilience 
  • Incident Command System
  • Public Outreach During Emergencies
  • Business & Operational Continuity
  • Water/Wastewater Agency Response Networks (WARNs)
  • Tabletop & Field Exercises, Other Training
  • Personal Preparedness
  • Facility Security
  • Cyber Security

Instructors will be:

Jolyn Leslie - Department of Health

Jeff Lundt P.E. - King County WTD

0.7 CEUs Water & Wastewater CEU Approved

Cost is $80 for AWWA & WEF members and $105 for non-members.  If you or your utility are AWWA, WEF or PNCWA members you qualify for member rates.  Lunch and refreshments are included.  $20 surcharge for registering after Tuesday May 1st.  Registration closes Friday Spetember 28th.

Workshop starts at 7:45 AM.  Doors open for coffee & sign-in at 7:30 AM.

Scholarships for small utilities and students - To encourage participation from small utilities (<500 connections) two scholarships for small system operators are available. To receive the small system scholarship, please register and pay the registration fee.  Indicate on the form the name of your utility and number of connections.  If your registration is one of the first two received, your registration fee will be refunded following completion of the workshop.  First Come - First Served.

To encourage students attending college, university and technical programs that are majoring in a water related field, scholarships will be made available to all student attendees.  To be eligible for a student scholarship please name your institution, click "Pay by check" and phone or email Jeff Lundt (contact information in the left column).

Cancellation Policy - If a registrant is unable to attend the workshop and a substitute within the organization can attend, please contact Jeff Lundt at jeff.lundt@kingcounty.gov to update the information.  If unable to attend or send a substitute contact the above at least one week before the workshop for a refund (minus a $10 processing fee).  Refunds after that time will not be given. 

If the workshop is cancelled due to lack of registration or another reason, full refunds will be given.

Please note that the on-line registration system requires a unique email address for each registrant.  If you do not have a work or home email call Jeff Lundt (206/477-5582) for a work-around.

For more information contact us at the email or phone shown on the left. 

Thanks for your time and attention.

Other NWWA Training Events for 2018

Western Washington Short School & Trade Show, Tuesday & Wednesday June 5 & 6, 2018 - Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood, WA

Math for Operators / Fire Hydrant Maintenance / Valve Exercising, Wednesday May 23rd, Cotton Building Port Townsend, WA

Water Storage Basics, Thursday May 24th. Cotton Building Port Townsend, WA

Emergency Preparedness Workshop Thursday Octorber 4th, Friday Harbor

Water Treatment Workshop Tuesday October 31st, AWWD Lynnwood, WA

Water Storage Basics Wednesday September 12th, The Depot Anacortes, WA

Water Treatment Thursday September 20th, AWWD, Lynnwood, WA

Pump Station O&M, Skagit PUD, Tuesday October 16th, MT Vernon, WA

See the subsection Webpage for updates on dates and other training