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ID
7-508-1154
Name
Repair and Start-Up Team – Water Treatment Facility
Status
Published
Updated
11/5/2019 9:12:23 AM
Released
01/22/2014
Description
The Repair and Start-Up Team – Water Treatment Facility repairs all types of water treatment facilities
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Repair and Start-Up Team – Water Treatment Facility repairs water production facilities of all types and sizes, and with various settling systems, including intake facilities, raw water conveyance facilities, and treatment plants. This team does not repair pump stations.
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 specifies treatment type, such as direct filtration, secondary disinfection, sedimentation, granular activated carbon (GAC), powdered activated carbon (PAC), or membrane 3. Requestor specifies disinfection type, such as chlorine, bleach, chloramines, ozonation, or ultraviolet (UV) 4. Requestor provides lead operator familiar with the treatment process and plant shut-down and start-up procedures 5. Requestor provides plant schematics 6. Requestor specifies types of facilities and processes needing assessment and repair 7. Requestor specifies facility capacity in millions of gallons per day (MGD) 8. Requestor specifies necessary certifications, such as Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) or operator certifications 9. Requestor provides external support, such as vehicle fuel and power for phones, computers, and other rechargeable devices 10. 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 14
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 Water Operations Team Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMThe NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure can be a welder, electrician, or mechanic. Requestor specifies worker specialty based on mission needs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 13 – NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT PER TEAMEquipment includes pneumatic tools, small power tools, and hand tools necessary for the repairs indicated.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – Air compressor 1 – Mud pump 1 – Heavy-duty pick-up truck with equipment boom
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 11. 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 11. 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 11. 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 11 – Truck/SUV
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Operations Team – Water Treatment Facility
FEMA, NIMS 509: Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
FEMA, NIMS 509: Water Operations Team Leader
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016