Tag: Wildfire

Study: How to apply lessons from Colorado’s costliest wildfire to drinking water systems

Issue and key research finding Wildfire damage to drinking water systems can significantly delay a community’s economic recovery....

Research project underway to prepare water utilities for wildfire events

A multi-disciplinary team of utilities, academia, and consultants have convened to develop a study and publish guidance to improve water treatment resilience...

Simpson Strong-Tie Supports California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund...

Stronger buildings could delay, but not stop, wildfire destruction alone

California's deadly Camp Fire is now 100 percent contained, but low humidity and strong winds in the state mean that wildfires could strike again. Unfortunately, better building materials and planning can only offer so much protection, says a Purdue University natural hazards engineering expert.

Week 3 of Building Safety Month focuses on Protecting Communities from Disasters

Week 3 (May 13-19) of the international campaign, Building Safety Month, presented by the International Code Council, focuses on “Protecting Communities from Disasters.”

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