Washington State Emergency Management Division


MGT-343 Disaster Management for Water & Wastewater Utilities (In-Person) - Cancelled

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 and Thursday, September 28, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.

8:00 AM-5:00 PM


Primary Core Capability:

The Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course is designed to provide training to water and wastewater professionals on issues concerning preparing for, responding to, and recovering from natural or human-caused disasters that threaten water and wastewater facilities and systems. This course introduces the various natural and human-caused (accidental or intentional) hazards to which water and wastewater systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects of hazards.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:



• Discuss all-hazard threats that might affect water or wastewater systems

• Practice disaster planning and management for water and wastewater incidents

• Identify methods to mitigate disasters that threaten water and wastewater facilities and systems

• Determine appropriate response actions to an actual or threatened incident

• Demonstrate developing a disaster recovery plan.



Target Audience

• Emergency Management, Public Works Management, Utility Management

• Power Providers, Water Authorities, Utilities and Public Works Personnel

• Health Care and Hospital Management, Public Health Officials

• Local Emergency Personnel, Emergency Planning Directors & Managers, Emergency Preparedness Planning Personnel

• City Planning, Urban Development, Private Sector Stakeholders


Camp Murray Gate Access

This MGT 343 Course is hosted in the SEOC Building 20 on Camp Murray.

It is imperative to please carefully read and follow the listed guidance here for Camp Murray Gate Access Information. This notice intends to help you have a smooth transition getting onto Camp Murray on the day of this MGT 343 course.

When completing the access information, please list Eric Dalby as your sponsor.

For more information, please contact the Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit HERE.

Camp Murray - SEOC

20 Aviation Drive
Building 20
Camp Murray, WA 98430

View directions

Course Manager

Ariah Olsen

Infrastructure and Industry Manager

(253) 512-7136


Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at and we will be happy to assist you.



Please note that this is a 2-step registration process. Once you are confirmed by WA EMD, you will need to complete registration with TEEX (information will be provided in the confirmation email).


Registration preference is given to Washington State and tribal residents.

The registration period has closed for this event.