EPA Webinar RRAs

On November 17, 2020, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET) the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a webinar “America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA): Risk and Resilience Assessments and Emergency Response Plan Requirements for Community Water Systems” (flyer: EPA Webinar_RRAs and ERPs_2020-11-03

EPA Description of the Webinar:

“This presentation will discuss the American Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) which requires community water systems serving a population greater than 3,300 persons to assess the risks to, and resilience of, their systems. The presentation will provide information on the tools and resources to assist utilities in the development of a Risk and Resilience Assessment and Emergency Response Plan in accordance with AWIA. Information will also be provided on how to certify completion of Risk and Resilience Assessments and Emergency Response Plans by the applicable deadlines.”

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About Dan Askenaizer

Dr. Askenaizer leads WQTS’ work on regulatory compliance support for many of our water agencies clients. Dr. Askenaizer tracks water quality and treatment regulations at the Federal and State levels and provides regulatory updates to our clients. Dr. Askenaizer has strong expertise in the development of Regulatory Monitoring and Compliance Plans (RMCPs), which he has completed for a number of water agencies. He has also been working on a number of projects dealing with the development of distribution system monitoring plans and review of nitrification control strategies. Prior to joining WQTS, Dr. Askenaizer was the Water Quality Manager for the Glendale Water and Power. Under his leadership, the Water Quality Group conducted a demonstration-scale study of chlorite for nitrification control and a pilot-scale study of biological treatment for removal of nitrate. Dan has 30 years of experience working on projects dealing with regulatory, water quality and public health issues. Dan has given numerous presentations at workshops and round-tables across the country for water utilities. Dan was instrumental in developing and implementing a Mentoring Program for water staff and was involved in a Sustainable Development team.