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Adulting during a natural disaster when you just want to eat Twizzlers

Just a few weeks ago, we watched the news as Hurricane Harvey destroyed a huge swath around Houston, Texas. Then we envisioned the worst as Hurricane Irma wrecked the Caribbean and inched her way westward and then finally turned north, bringing destruction closer and closer to our home in the Tampa Bay area. 781 more words

Thermal Cooking Experiment

Yesterday, I shared my solar cooking experiment with you.  I forgot to mention that when we removed the food from the cooker, it was 120 degrees.  687 more words


EPA Water Security Division - Two New Products

Designing Customer Complaint Surveillance for Water Quality Surveillance and Response Systems

This document provides guidance for using customer calls and existing utility complaint management systems for detecting possible drinking water contamination incidents. 166 more words


Solar Cooking Experiment

I have a friend who is a solar cooking expert.  I have been wanting to try solar cooking since we’ve been friends (which has been years).  541 more words


National Preparedness Month – Week 3

This week focuses on risk assessment.  Conduct a risk assessment to find out your vulnerabilities…Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool

Drinking water and wastewater utilities of all sizes can use VSAT to enhance their security and resiliency. 83 more words


How to Complete an Emergency Response Drill

When an emergency happens, it’s hard to know how you or your family members will respond. This makes safely responding to a natural disaster or other emergency very difficult because people are reacting unexpectedly. 345 more words


LIVE TALES: Live streaming and Hurricane Irma

There’s always moments when a new digital platform comes into its own. 

In 2011, it was Twitter that really came into the mainstream during the London riots. 254 more words