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Wildfire Preparation, Response and Safety

Agency Options for Consideration in the Face of Wildfires and Public Safety Power Shutoff

This document describes agency options for preparing for public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) and wildfires.

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CPUC Fire-Threat Map

This interactive map depicts areas where enhanced fire safety regulations apply.


CalWARN Portal

The mission of the California Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (CalWARN) is to support and promote statewide emergency preparedness, disaster response, and mutual assistance processes for public and private water and wastewater utilities.


Customer Options for Consideration to Increase Resilience in the Face of PSPS and Wildfires

This document describes customer options for increasing resilience in the face of public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) and Wildfires.

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Air Quality Index (AQI) Basics

Search by state and zip code to understand existing air quality conditions.


Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation to Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke in Effect

July 2019 news release regarding this emergency regulation.


California Code of Regulations Reference

Appendix B to Section 5141.1 Protection from Wildfire Smoke Information to Be Provided to Employees (Mandatory)


EPA Wildfire Incident Plan for Water and Wastewater Utilities: Prepare – Respond – Recover

This checklist is divided up into three sections and includes examples of activities that water and wastewater utilities can take to prepare for, respond to, and recover from wildfires. A “My Contacts” section is provided to fill in critical information that your utility may need during an incident.

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AirNow Website

Featured items include Fire and Smoke Map, Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials, and Wildfire Factsheets.


Cal/OSHA Protection from Wildfire Smoke Training Video

This video discusses wildfire smoke hazards and presents an overview of what California workers need to know about employers' requirements to protect them,


California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

When CAL FIRE responds to a major incident, the Department will post incident details to this web site. Major emergency incidents could include large, extended-day wildfires, floods, earthquakes, hazardous material spills, etc.


FEMA Wildfire Preparation Playbook

This Wildfire Preparation Playbook provides tools and resources to support your preparedness efforts. Planning and preparing can make a big difference in being safe and keeping your doors open after a disaster. The ability to maintain or quickly reestablish operations or organization processes requires a focus on preparedness, advance planning, and relationships with external partners and community leaders.


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