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AWWA COMMENT PERIOD ON AWWA G400, Utility Management System

AWWA COMMENT PERIOD ON AWWA G400, Utility Management System
July 7, 2024

AWWA solicits public comments on all proposed new AWWA Standards, and on all proposed revisions, reaffirmations, or withdrawals of existing AWWA Standards. The referenced standards project is being considered for approval and the publication of this notice begins the 45-day public comment period for AWWA and ANSI. An electronic public review copy of the proposed standard can be obtained for review during the comment period by emailing ETS Support (ETSsupport@awwa.org). Comments must be submitted in writing to the AWWA contact listed below no later than the last day of the comment period specified herein. Such comments shall be specific to the section(s) of the standard under review and include sufficient detail, so as to enable the reader to understand the commenter's position, concerns and suggested alternative language, if appropriate.

AWWA Comment Period closes on August 26, 2024.

Send comments to:
Paul Olson, POlson@awwa.org
303.347.6178 phone

The review copy will be edited for publication and may also be revised as appropriate based on any comments received during the public comment period. Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.

Final publication of the standard may take several months. When it is available, a notice will be published in the official notice section of Journal - American Water Works Association. The standard becomes an effective AWWA standard on the first day of the month following such publication in Journal - American Water Works Association.

This standard covers the essential requirements for an effective utility management system.

Major changes made to the standard in this revision include the following:

1. Added Standards Program general description of Utility Management G-Series Standards to the background section of the foreword. (Sec. I.A.)
2. Clarified the evaluation requirements necessary for emergency preparedness and security. (Sec. 4.7.1)
3. Clarified requirements for physical facility security programs. (Sec. 4.7.3)
4. Clarified record keeping and documentation requirements. (Sec. 5.1)