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Storms After Wildfire Lead to Impaired Water Quality

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control, Maintenance

Water quality can be substantially diminished for several years after wildfire in response to relatively common local thunderstorms, according to a recent USGS study. USGS scientists led by research hydrologist Sheila Murphy collected extensive streamflow…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Wildfires in Northern California

September 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in federal emergency relief funds from…

Utilities Protect Infrastructure from Wildfire with Mapping App

October 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid

REDLANDS, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014—Wildfires raged across Northern California and southern Oregon in August. But thanks to a new map application, two local…