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Power Outage and Black Sky Resilience

Power Outage and Black Sky Resilience

Created: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:17
General Security and Resilience, Natural Disasters, Security Preparedness


Black sky power outages - outages lasting a month or more and affecting multiple states - could turn a natural or manmade disaster into a catastrophe. The resources below describe resilience measures that water and wastewater utilities might consider in order to maintain service during black sky outages. The list also includes water treatment and emergency sanitation resources for community members.

Resource List

Attached Below

  • WaterISAC Black Sky Hazards & Water Sector Resilience webinar:  Recording, slides (January 23, 2018)
  • Draft Black Sky Playbook for the Water Sector 3.0 (EIS Council)