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Hazard Mitigation for Natural Disasters

Explore Hazard Mitigation for Natural Disasters: A Starter Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities

This interactive, user-friendly guide tells utilities how to mitigate natural disasters and their impacts, including floods, earthquakes, droughts, wildfires, tornados and power outages. The guide also explains:

  • Why mitigation is important.
  • How to be included in your community's local mitigation plan.
  • How to identify potential mitigation projects for each type of disaster.
  • How to implement and fund proposed mitigation projects.

Explore the Hazard Mitigation Guide