Disaster Preparedness Award

                       
2018 Large Utility: City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department
 

 
 

2018 Large Utility Recipient: City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department 

 

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department has a full time incident preparedness manager and has undertaken numerous disaster preparedness activities.  The Department has partnered with the Department of Homeland Security to conduct physical site vulnerability assessments at key facilities as well as cyber assessments.  They have provided both intra and interstate aid to other water systems.  The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department has also completed vulnerability assessments and emergency operations plans for both water and wastewater.  They exercised energy resiliency in cooperation with the USACE 249th Energy Battalion.  The Department has also coordinated with local police and fire organizations and is a member of the State Emergency Response Team.

 

 

 



The NC AWWA-WEA Disaster Preparedness Award is presented to individuals and utilities in acknowledgment of outstanding achievement in advancing disaster preparedness initiatives thereby strengthening our preparedness and increasing our resolve to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of natural disasters, man-made disasters, and acts of aggression against our locality, county, state, and nation.

 

  

Past Recipients:

 

Individual

2017    John McLaughlin & Jack Moyer 

2016    John McLaughlin &  Jack Moyer

2015    Mike Richardson

 

Large Utility (>50,000)

2017    Brunswick Regional Water and Sewage 

2016    Cape Fear Public Utility Authority

2015    Greensboro Water Resources Department

2014    Cape Fear Public Utility Authority

2013    Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
2010    Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
2009    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities
2008    PWC Fayetteville
2007    City of Greensboro

 

Small Utility (<50,000)

2010    City of Mount Airy
2009    City of Albemarle

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