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Figure 4. Many structures collapsed this winter due to heavier-than-normal snow loads. Shown here is an onion shed in
Payette. Does your system have any buildings that could be at risk for collapse during heavy snows? What about your
water tower or well house?
We all hope that Idaho won't experience another winter like the one we just survived. However, we can't predict the
future. Extreme weather events, accidental chemical contamination and other natural disasters can hit without warning.
Will you be prepared?

can obtain potable water if your source
becomes contaminated. Here are some
other numbers to include:
* State communications
* Safe Drinking Water hotline
* Your state's Office of Emergency
Management
* National Response Center
(1-800-424-8802)

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Your state's WARN emergency number
DEQ state office
Regional Health Department
Local and county law enforcement
Local and county fire station
Transportation department
Nearest hospital/health clinic
Ambulance service
Power company

* Gas company
* Regional DEQ contact
* County emergency response/
management
* County commissioners
* Neighboring systems after-hours or
emergency numbers
A good number to have on hand is
the number of your state's Emergency
Medical Services State Communications,
or StateComm for short. In Idaho,
StateComm is an emergency response
network that operates 24 hours a day, 7
days a week, 365 days a year. It acts as a
relay point for all emergencies within the
state. StateComm provides emergency
dispatch and communications for events
such as hazardous material releases,
public health emergencies, AMBER
Alerts, natural disasters and many other
situations. They are the primary dispatch
center for 16 emergency agencies
located throughout the state. They also
monitor some EMS radio frequencies.
They are available any time by a phone
call or by radio, and they can quickly
mobilize assistance to your community by
contacting other response groups. I'm sure
your state has something similar to Idaho's
StateComm. ●

Figure 5: Wildfires have ravaged much of Idaho during
the summer. Do you know who you will call to protect
lives and property? Who has equipment you could use?
Who can respond quickly?



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017

From the President
Surviving Hurricanes
Emergency Preparedness
Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Cleared for Takeoff
Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - intro
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover2
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Surviving Hurricanes
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Preparedness
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Regulatory Update
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Cleared for Takeoff
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the CEO
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