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EPA to Showcase Latest CREAT Tool

EPA’s Climate Ready Water Utilities (CRWU) initiative is excited to announce the latest update and deployment of our Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT). The newest version of CREAT is web-based and features a series of easy-to-use modules, a user-friendly interface, updated climate data projections and improved monetized risk results.  129 more words

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Region conducts intense planning process for evacuations

Last summer, when forest fires threatened whole communities in Northern Saskatchewan, many of those evacuated from their homes were brought to Saskatoon, where they were provided with shelter and services. 868 more words

Public Health

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK

This is National Hurricane Preparedness Week!  Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause damage to drinking water and wastewater utilities due to heavy rainfall, inland flooding, coastal storm surge, and high winds.  191 more words

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MacPherson: Cadbury Mini Eggs not the worst thing to save from a fire

Among the endearing tales to emerge from the smoke and flames around Fort McMurray are those from people who had to evacuate almost without warning. They have been laughing, God bless them, and posting on the Internet some of the seemingly absurd things they grabbed up on their way out. 616 more words

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Emergency planning — fire, earthquake, wind, and more

Emergency planning — fire, earthquake, wind, and more

Image below from 2014, Ioco Road between City Hall (left) and Newport (right); not identified as flood-prone on city’s hazardous lands map. 661 more words

EPA Announces Release of the 2015 Water and Wastewater Sector Specific Plan

After lengthy review by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), EPA is pleased to announce the publication of the 2015 Water and Wastewater Sector Specific Plan (SSP).  137 more words

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WLA Training Opportunities in May

If you haven’t already registered, now is the time to sign up for two webcasts being offered by the EPA Water Security Division’s Water Lab Alliance. 165 more words

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