EPA Hosts Water Sector Joint Meeting

On Thursday, 11/14, EPA hosted a meeting a water sector joint meeting that was attended by representatives of federal agencies, water and wastewater systems, and water and wastewater associations. The morning’s discussions focused on water security preparedness, covering the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the appropriate Emergency Support Functions (ESFs). The afternoon’s discussions focused on a variety of topics, including cybersecurity and EPA’s implementation of the new Risk and Resiliency Assessment and Emergency Response Plan (ERP) requirements from America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA).