Presentation on theme: "Simple Tabletop Exercise Objectives: Evaluate ER preparedness and crisis management Develop a procedure to simultaneously and efficiently handle widespread."— Presentation transcript:
Simple Tabletop Exercise Objectives: Evaluate ER preparedness and crisis management Develop a procedure to simultaneously and efficiently handle widespread contamination and the loss of a water supply Ensure that a Communication Plan exists
Zenith City, USA Located in upper Midwest 20 o F winter/78 o F summer 90,000 people in five boroughs Historic manufacturing center beginning to attract tourists and conventions Air, rail, and road transport
Zenith City, USA City government is council/manager form with elected mayor Fire and rescue services provided by Zenith City Fire Department City served by four hospitals: St. Michaels (75 beds), Sacred Heart (100- bed facility w/ helipad), North End (50 beds) and Zenith City (50 beds)
Zenith City, USA Constructed on glacial sediments, including sands and gravels that supply water City receives its drinking water from both surface water and ground water sources
Zenith City, USA Surface water is pumped from the Crystal River to supply drinking water to Zenith City Alta City, Zenith City’s neighbor to the south, also derives its water supply from the Crystal River Water treatment consists of coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection. In addition, softening, pH adjustment and fluoridation are also performed.
Zenith City, USA Pumping stations have capacity of 5 MGD, and system can store up to 3 MG 4 supply wells, 4 storage tanks, and 130 miles of distribution pipeline Many homes and businesses lack backflow prevention valves.
Zenith City, USA Wastewater services are provided in the southern portion of the city via a secondary wastewater treatment plant. There are two stormwater outfalls: one located along the West River and the other on the Crystal River.
Autumn It is November 2, Election Day Locals are proud of the presidential candidate from Zenith City Record-breaking warm temperatures, but strong westerly winds National Threat Advisory Level: Orange
Zenith City Simple Tabletop Exercise After Action Review (“Hot Wash”) Discussion Points
Verification That Exercise Objectives Were Met: Evaluate ER preparedness and crisis management Develop a procedure to simultaneously and efficiently handle widespread contamination and the loss of a water supply Ensure that a Communication Plan exists