AWWA Releases Second Edition of Drought Preparedness Manual

July 31, 2019
This manual will help water managers facing water shortages by illustrating how to employ tried-and-true strategies and tactics of drought mitigation, as well as introducing new tools and methods.

(DENVER)—The American Water Works Association has released the second edition of M60 Drought Preparedness and Response.

Providing a reliable water supply requires utilities to prepare for drought and water shortages. A Water Shortage Contingency Plan is best practice to assess risks and reduce vulnerability from the impacts of drought.

M60 supports water managers facing shortages through established strategies and tactics of drought mitigation, as well as an introduction of new tools and methods. A step-by-step process to anticipate and respond to water shortages through a structured planning process is detailed.

M60 Drought Preparedness and Response can be purchased in the AWWA Store. The full manual is also available as a PDF download and as a PDF download and print set.

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