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WLA Webcast: Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Template Training
Register for WLA COOP Template Training

The Continuity of Operations Plan Template is designed to provide useful recommendations in preparing for incidents that disrupt normal operations of drinking water and wastewater laboratories.

Course Description:

It is imperative that laboratories be able to continue their essential core functions when incidents occur that disrupt their normal operation. To ensure continuation of these essential activities, laboratories should have an effective COOP in place.

This webcast is designed as an introduction to the WLA COOP Template, and will cover:
  • Rationale for developing the COOP Template
  • A basic overview of the contents in the COOP Template
  • Demonstration of how to use the COOP Template’s fillable form
  • Highlight the value of the COOP Template

Target Audience: Laboratories

Date and Time: July 7, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/17329079744

Contact: For additional information on the WLA COOP Template webcasts, please contact the WLA Helpline at 703-461-2400, or email WLA@epa.gov.

new Water Contaminant Information Tool (WCIT) Training

Register Now for WCIT Training
  • Learn what WCIT is,
  • Who can use WCIT, and
  • How WCIT can be used to prepare for and respond to water contamination incidents.
Training Format: Teleconference; participants drive their own computers while receiving navigation instructions from the host.  20 participants maximum per training.

Prerequisite: A WCIT account.  Both new WCIT users and existing users needing a refresher are encouraged to take the course.  Learn more about WCIT and apply for access.

Target Audience: Water utility operators or managers; laboratories; first responders; public information officers; and local, state, and federal agencies.

Dates and Times

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
  • Tuesday, July, 28, 2015, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET


Contact: For additional information on the WCIT trainings, please contact WCIT@epa.gov.

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