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Disaster Preparedness The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

Emergency Response Drill at UT Austin, August 2011

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) in association with The University of Texas at Austin will conduct a real-time emergency response scenario simulating a chemical (dye) spill into Waller Creek on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, from 8:30-11 a.m. The full-scale demonstration will take place between Dean Keeton and 24th Street on San Jacinto.  

Participants include leaders from the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals, emergency responders from The University of Texas at Austin, and emergency responders from the City of Austin.  Expect to see emergency response vehicles and some traffic congestion in this area during the drill.