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Hurricanes and Major Storms

After a hurricane or other major storm, you need to use caution and avoid hazards that are common with public utilities in your residence.


Ice Storms and Winter Weather


Earthquakes


Flooding

Flooding can contaminate the public water supply. Drinking contaminated water may cause illness. You cannot assume that the water in the affected area is safe to drink. Water treatment plants may not be operating; even if they are, flooding can contaminate water lines.




Reviewed and/or updated on 5/31/2017 by