Laboratories can use EPA’s Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Template for Drinking Water and Wastewater Laboratories to help plan ahead for emergencies. Creating a COOP helps laboratories identify necessary resources and prepare for continued service during an emergency.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Fact Sheet for the Continuity of Operations Plan Template for Drinking Water and Wastewater Laboratories (PDF)(2 pp, 250 K)
Provides information on the COOP Template for Water Laboratories
Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)Template- Fillable (PDF)(23 pp, 881 K)
A fillable PDF that allows water laboratories to write a COOP
Continuity of Operations Plan Template Instructions for Drinking Water and Wastewater Laboratories (PDF)(28 pp, 351 K)
Provides instructions on how to complete the COOP Template