Water Sector Resource Typing Guidance
Resource typing is one component of a utility’s
overall risk and resilience management strategy that includes maintaining an emergency response plan
(ERP), applying National Incident Management System (NIMS) principles, establishing mutual aid and
assistance agreements, and considering business continuity planning needs.
This guidance facilitates the development of resource types for water sector
personnel, teams, and equipment, allowing for the development of mission-ready packages and
allowing for expedited mutual aid requests and responses