Emergency Operational Plan
Occurrence of natural, economical, social, political,
military and technical incidents and emergency events
has been a familiar issue for human through history.
However, in spite of some experiences and successes,
damages due to emergencies are wide and formidable.
Occurrence of natural and unnatural disasters and their
due considerable damages has demonstrated the importance
of managing in those events for all related authorities.
The necessity for providing vital services of water
distribution system and Sewage collection to the
subscribers by Water and Wastewater Companies
intensifies the significance of their legal and social
responsibilities. Therefore it is necessary for Water
and Wastewater Companies to obtain a real and proper
knowledge about the unforeseen incidents for their field
of activity and assess readiness of the company for
preventing from these events and providing necessary
mechanisms for confronting them in their organizations.
Preparation of Emergency Operational Plan (EOP) for
Water and Wastewater Projects is mentioned as an
innovational project in administrative management Water
& Wastewater Companies.
The Emergency Operation Plan (EOP) is a useful and
necessary tool to assist water and wastewater systems to
organize the planning purposes of the company, and to
provide a comprehensive and accurate reference for
various basic information and data that should be
included in an emergency operational plan. Generally
this plan is an essential part of managing the operation
of water & wastewater systems and a process by which
water & wastewater systems managers and staffs explore
responses to vulnerabilities, make improvements and
establish procedures to be followed up in an emergency.
Preparing an emergency operation plan and practicing it
has an important role to continue the water & wastewater
services to people, save lives, prevent Social and
environmental problems, enhance system security,
minimize property damage, environmental impact and also
increase the employees' perception and commitment.
The overall purpose of this plan (EOP) is to prepare
necessary recipes for continuity of operation of water &
wastewater installation in an incident happening and to
minimize the damages resulting from natural disasters or