CREW:Water Utility Systems Resilience Symposium Webinar Series

CREW, in partnership with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network will be hosting a series of 6 webinars starting July 14th, 2020 so that we can still have the 2020 CREW:Water Utility Resilience Symposium.

Registration is now open and we look forward to your participation. More details on the webinar series, including dates, times and presentations can be found here.

The following topics will include presentations and discussions on

  • Resiliency and emergency response
  • Earthquake resistant pipe
  • Mutual aid agreements
  • ShakeAlert
  • Automatic Actions
  • Private sector roles in mitigation and recovery
  • Lessons learned from earthquake impacts to systems
  • Water systems impacts and recovery challengesd
  • and more!

Keynote speakers include Don Ballantyne, PE, Principle Engineer with Ballantyne Consulting and Phil Brun, Utility Director, City of Napa, California

All the symposium details can be found on the 2020 CREW:Water Utility Resilience Symposium page

Geological Society of Oregon Country Lecture – Nov 8th, 2019

CREW Board Member Yumei Wang (DOGAMI) will be giving the 2018 Lund career award lecture titled Disasters, Resilience and the Next Generation. A panel session with Jay Wilson (Clackamas Co), Jonna Papaefthimiou (City of Portland), and Sasha Pollock (Metro) and moderated by Paul Edison-Lahm (GSOC) will follow the lecture. The panelists will explore how we, as a society, can become disaster resilience.

You are invited to attend the Geological Society of Oregon Country (GSOC) free event on Friday Nov 8th from 6:30 to 9 pm at Portland State University. It’s open to the public so feel free to share and/or invite others along. See attachment for more info.

Please be sure to register for this free event at:

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