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The purpose of this page is to provide our members with access to vetted resources related to Physical and Cyber Security, and Emergency Preparedness. If you have ideas for additional; information you would like to see on this site, or if you have any questions regarding security or emergency preparedness, please contact Russell Saffell, IAMU Director of Member Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection at



Community Water System (CWS) Emergency Response Plan (ERP) Template Instructions (PDF)

Incident Specific, Incident Action Checklists (IACs) for Water Utilities

Water Utilities: Contamination Guidelines and Templates

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS) Resources


IAMU Workplace Security 101 Training

IAMU eBook: The Best Cybersecurity Professional is YOU

IAMU Cybersecurity Awareness Presentation

IAMU Member Facility Physical Security Questionnaire

Check the Alerts & Bulletins from the Numerous RSS Feeds at the Bottom of this Page


Power Utilities: 

APPA Cybersecurity Scorcard

Water Utilities

Emergency Response Planning (ERP) Template for Public Drinking Water Systems

EPA/WLA Analytical Preparedness Full-Scale Exercise Toolkit


FIRST: You will need to register for a FEMA Student ID (SID) here

IS-100.PWB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Public Works

IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

Cybersecurity: Phishing Awareness Training

Threat and Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (THIRA)

Schedule a Free Security, Risk & Vulnerability Assessment with Russ


Physical Security Resources
 Cybersecurity Resources



Incident Reporting:

FBI Internet Crimes Complaint Center (

Iowa AG (

Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (

Homeland Security Internet Incidents (

Templates & Guides:

Emergency Planning Resources

Pandemic Planning Resources


(You will need to register for a FEMA Student ID (SID) here)


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Resources:

Water and Wastewater Specific Links for COVID-19

Free Online, Self-Paced, Emergency Training

FEMA: Emergency Management Institute

You will need to register for a FEMA Student ID (SID) here

Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium

You will need to sign in with your FEMA SID

US DHS Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT)

You will have to register for a Log In here

Cyber Security Industrial Control Systems (210W)

Additional Free Cybersecurity Training:

Awareness Training:

Technical Training:

Others: (Some Require Access Approvals)

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Seal. ICS-CERT. Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team.


U.S. Department of Homeland Security Seal. United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team US-CERT

Timely information about current security issues, vulnerabilities, and exploits:


Weekly summaries of new vulnerabilities. Patch information is provided when available:







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