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Did you know that there is a 63% chance of a major earthquake occurring in the Bay Area within the next 30 years? After such an event, your water supply might be unavailable for up to 72 hours or more.

You can’t prevent an earthquake, but you can prepare for one. Check out our tips on being prepared.

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Store Your Water

A crucial first step is making sure you will have enough drinking water.

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Treat Your Water

If you run out of stored drinking water, you can treat your water.

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Your Home Supply

Protect your water supply by shutting it down after an earthquake.

Your water supply is only one vital part of preparing for an emergency or natural disaster. For additional information on the other ways you should prepare, you can visit these websites:

72 hours.org logo SFDEM.org logo
AWWA.org logo



 

 

Last updated: 4/12/2012 4:06:38 PM