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Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and 7 Tribal Nations

When utility and local resources have been exhausted during a response, you may wish to request resources from your mutual aid partners in your state’s Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARN), your state emergency management agency, your state drinking water or wastewater agency, or federal response support from USACE, FEMA, or EPA.

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New Jersey
Chair: Rick Howlett (rick@njwater.org)
Office of Emergency Management
609-936-6900 - emergency
Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Supply and Geoscience
877-927-6337 – 24-hour emergency
Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Quality
800-927-6337 – 24-hour emergency

New York
Chair: Connie Schreppel (cschreppel@mvwa.us)
State Emergency Management Office
Department of Health, Drinking Water Protection Program
866-881-2809 – 24-hour emergency
Department of Environmental Conservation, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations

EPA Region 2


Water Program
Gerard McKenna (mckenna.gerard@epa.gov)
Phone: 212-637-3838
Anita Thompkins (thompkins.anita@epa.gov)
Phone: 212-637-3880

FEMA Region 2


USACE Headquarters


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