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System Security & Defense Forum 2022


Thursday, June 30, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT)

Event Details

System Security & Defense Forum

June 30, 2022


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome & Intro

Dale Pierson, RWAU


9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Communication with the Public in an Emergency

Chad Monroe, Emergency Manager, Davis County 


10:15 AM - 11:15 PM

Working with the Utah Business Emergency Operation Center Braden Norris, DEM


11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

The State of Emergency Response in Utah - what have we seen and what's coming around the corner?

Ryan Dearing, DDW


12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch, on your own


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cyber Security

Rick Gardner, CISA


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cybersecurity Within the Water Sector

Brandon Carter, EPA


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drought Response Plan

David Goldbloom-Helzner and Jeff Fencil, EPA



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For More Information:

Sonia Mull
Sonia Mull
Apprenticeship Program & Fee Based Trainings Rural Water Association of Utah (801)756-5123
THURSDAY, June 30, 2022


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


 System Security & Defense Forum

Learn how to incorporate a Cybersecurity Analysis into your Vulnerability Assessment and upgrade your Emergency Response Plan.

Who should attend:

Water & Wastewater System Management, Public Works Directors and those involved in Water and Wastewater System Emergency Preparedness & Response

Did you Know?

EPA's America's Water Infrastructure Act:

New Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Plan Requirements

Are you aware of the new requirements for community water systems serving a population greater than 3,300?


Check out our new fact sheet to find out more about the requirements to conduct a risk and resilience assessment, update your emergency response plan and certify completion to the U.S. EPA by established deadlines. The fact sheet also provides answers to some of your frequently asked questions

see more

We will be learning more about this at the forum

Special Thanks to our Partners:

Rural Water Association of Utah

Utah Division of Drinking Water

Utah Division of Emergency Management