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AWWA Resources

AWWA Resource Typing ManualAWWA Economic Benefits of WARN

Water and Wastewater Agencies Response Network - AWWA

Cybersecurity Tool

AWWA Economic Benefits of WARN

WAMAS Resources

Washington Mutual Aid System (WAMAS) Operations & Deployment Guide

Department of Health Resources Emergency Help

DOH after-hours emergency hotline

Drinking Water Emergencies - This page has all things related to boil water advisories due to E. coli presence. A number of the documents are helpful in any type of incident that involves a boil water advisory. Scroll down a bit on the page to see the templates for public notices.

Trucking water guidelinesGuidance for using emergency sources

Ecology’s lab certification page

EPA Resources

Water Health and Economic Analysis Tool (WHEAT)

Office of Water Mutual Aid and Assistance

Risk Assessment and Reduction

Water Topics

Fact Sheet on FEMA’s Public Assistance Grant Program for Water and Wastewater Utilities

FEMA Resources


The National Incident Management System is the Federal response framework that all first responders must adhere to. This site spells out the classes and resources available to become NIMS Compliant.

Index of FEMA Fact Sheets

This is a comprehensive listing of all the Fact Sheet resources available on line.

NIMS Doctrine Supporting Guides & Tools

The purpose of this page is to provide information on the tools and guidance that have been produced by the National Integration Center. The National Incident Management System is intended to be used by the whole community. The intended audience for this page is individuals, families, communities, the private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, and local, state, tribal, territorial, insular area, and Federal governments.

The information and templates below are provided as a suggested standard for WAWARN members to use to facilitate reimbursement

FEMA Public Assistance Program Information

FEMA Disaster Log templates (166KB Excel)FEMA Forms National Template (2.5mb zip)FEMA National Project Cost FormFEMA Suspicious Activity Guide (PDF)

Hazard Mitigation Grants

Public Assistance Alternative Procedures


Fema Contacts

Gary Urbas
Public Assistance Program Manager

Tim Cook
State Hazard Mitigation Officer


FEMA Emergency Management Institute 

Mutual Aid Assistance Responders ChecklistWAWARN Emergency Notification PaperWAWARN Responding Utility Authorization Contact Form 

Homeland Security Disasters

Resource Typing Library Tool
The Resource Typing Library Tool (RTLT) is an online catalog of national resource typing definitions and job titles/position qualifications. Definitions and job titles/position qualifications are easily searchable & discoverable through the RTLT. They can be viewed directly on the web page, downloaded in PDF format or directly used by third party software applications using the available Web Services application programming interface (API).

FEMA Independent Study Program Courses:

Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Resources

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