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Emergency Preparedness Plan: Online Workshops

TCEQ is hosting FREE online workshops on the requirements of Senate Bill 3 (87th Legislature 2021) and emergency preparedness plans (EPPs) for water system owners, operators, and managers; utility board members, and elected officials.

SB3 requires water systems that meet its definition of an affected utility to develop and implement an EPP. Utilities in Harris and Fort Bend Counties are not affected.

These 4-hour online workshops will include the definition of an affected utility, an overview of the bill’s requirements, and the EPP alternate power options. You will also learn how to:

Licensed water operators can receive up to 4 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) for attending the online workshop. All attendees will need to verify attendance and answer a series of quiz questions.

We will email you a link to access the live event before your selected date. Please see dates and times below. Only the person registered for the workshop that day can access the event and receive CEUs.

Workshop Dates and Times

Choose one of the following dates, then use the registration form below:

  • October 28, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT
  • November 5, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • November 8, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST
  • November 18, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST

Workshop Registration

Workshop registration is now open. You may register through the form below or access the registration form directly here Exit the TCEQ.

Small Business and Local Government Assistance

TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to follow state environmental regulations. Call us at (800) 447-2827 or visit our webpage at TexasEnviroHelp.org .