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10/26/2021
After the Storm — How to Stay Safe in the Wake of a Major Storm

Rainstorms are an important resource for our waterways and aquifers, bringing life-giving water for irrigation, drinking water and more. But there is a significant difference in a gentle shower and a violent downpour that can result in destruction of houses and even loss of life. And as our world grows warmer, the propensity for violent storms is on the increase.


09/24/2021
Electrical Utility Budget Planning for 2022

In 2020, there were 22 weather or climate disasters that impacted the United States, each of which cost $1 billion or more in damages. In fact, all told the storms amounted to $95 billion in total damages. There were a record seven tropical cyclone disasters, 13 severe storms, one drought disaster, and one that was attributed to wildfires.


08/26/2021
COVID, THE VACCINE, & THE HURRICANE SEASON
The month of September is the height of hurricane season and, if the previous few years are any indication, there could be several storms threatening the United States. Hurricanes, as we all know, do unspeakable damage to the communities on or near the coast, as well as any area in its path until it peters out over land.