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Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities Webinar for States

ASDWA and EPA invite you to attend a one hour training webinar on EPA’s new document titled Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities… 165 more words

Resiliency

Friday Fact - 27th January 2015

Friday 27th January 2015

20 seconds of shaking in the 2010 Haiti earthquake killed more people than all volcanic eruptions in history!

Earthquake

A Mortal Threat

We have little storms around here where lightening hits houses, windows break, thunder sounds like close range gun shots and trees get blown down. I used to wonder why anyone was afraid of thunderstorms but that was before I knew they could be a mortal threat. 436 more words

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Flood Safety Awareness Week

The National Weather Service has designated March 15-21, 2015 as Flood Safety Awareness Week.  More than half the states are planning events that recognize the need for flood safety outreach initiatives.  115 more words

Resiliency

Fake earthquake tests Windsor's emergency response

The fake earthquake hit just outside of Windsor around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, creating chaos throughout the region.

Imagine the quake, registering at 6.5 on the Richter scale, knocking out power to thousands of homes and toppled buildings. 435 more words

News

Photo of the day - Four years ago today

Four years ago a series of earthquakes broke our city. 185 people died, thousands were injured, and the damage to buildings resulted in the demolition of whole suburbs and much of the central city. 134 more words

Photo Of The Day

Help Small Communities Understand What They Face Without Water Service

Sometimes, it pays to go back and look at what’s already been done – often, it still has relevance!

Several years ago, ASDWA’s Security Committee worked with EPA Region 5 to create a simple discussion guide for smaller communities to use when considering what to do if their water service is disrupted.  146 more words

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