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ID
7-508-1146
Name
Repair Team Sewer Mains – Wastewater
Status
Published
Updated
11/5/2019 9:15:22 AM
Released
03/27/2013
Description
The Repair Team Sewer Mains – Wastewater repairs all types of wastewater mains and some related assets
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Repair Team Sewer Mains – Wastewater is responsible for assessing and repairing all types of wastewater collection, stormwater collection, and reclaimed water distribution assets, including some that operate under pressure. These assets include gravity mains, force mains, aerial mains, and manholes but do not include lift and pump stations. The work encompasses excavation through backfill and may require bypass pumping.
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, safety, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Requestor orders additional mission-specific National Incident Management System (NIMS) Utility Worker Specialists, such as mechanics, welders, electricians, and repair technicians, as single resources to supplement this team 3. Requestor provides details about assets needing repair expertise, such as specific wastewater main materials and size ranges, typical depth of facilities, soil conditions, and any materials responders should provide 4. Requestor provides plans showing main locations and notifies “call-before-you-dig” services in the region 5. Based on the mission, requestor and provider coordinate welding equipment, traffic control considerations, and materials the requestor or others provide 6. Requestor provides external support, such as vehicle fuel and power for phones, computers, and other rechargeable devices 7. Requestor specifies any necessary safety qualifications and equipment, such as confined-space entry, trenching, and shoring capabilities
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 26
Type 35
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31 – NIMS Type 1 Wastewater Operations Team Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMThe NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure can be a welder or mechanic. Requestor specifies worker specialty based on mission needs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3, PLUS: 1 – NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
Type 34 – NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
DIAMETER MAIN PER TEAMAll types provided adhere to necessary disinfection procedures.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1More than 24 inches
Type 212 inches to 24 inches
Type 3Up to 12 inches
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT PER TEAM1. Equipment includes a full complement of industry-specific tools necessary for repairs, such as power tools, hand tools, and pumps. 2. Type 1 team equipment includes appropriate trench boxes and other shoring equipment as necessary.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1 – Large track excavator
Type 21 – Large track excavator
Type 31 – Backhoe loader 2 – Tandem dump truck
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PER TEAM MEMBERPPE is mission-specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Hard hat 2. Reflective vest 3. Gloves 4. Protective clothing 5. Protective footwear 6. Flashlight
Electronics Equipment Per Team1. Appropriate software includes word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs. 2. Consider other equipment and supplies as necessary based on ordering specifications.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Laptop computer 2. Digital camera 3. GPS 4. Appropriate software
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAM1. Consider alternate forms of communication, such as satellite phones, based on the mission assignment and team needs. 2. Requestor provides radio specifications. 3. Provider supplies necessary chargers and backup batteries for battery-powered portable equipment.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31. Cell phone 2. Portable radio
TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT PER TEAMVehicle must be capable of traversing rough terrain, flood conditions, and adverse environmental conditions, and must carry equipment necessary for maintaining vehicle operation.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 31 – Truck/SUV
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Repair and Start-Up Team Lift and Pump Stations – Wastewater Facility
FEMA, NIMS 509: Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
FEMA, NIMS 509: Wastewater Operations Team Leader
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016