Advertisement

Flood Safety Awareness Week Encourages Preparedness

February 28, 2024

Flood Safety Awareness Week, a time set aside within February and March by the National Weather Service (NWS) of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), promotes information surrounding flood safety and preparedness within the United States.

According to the NWS, flooding occurs somewhere in the U.S. nearly every day, claiming an average of 90 lives annually, along with roughly US$8 billion in damage.

To help inform the public, the NWS has published five specific flooding topics online:

More information is also available on its Flood Safety Tips and Resources webpage.

The state of Wisconsin also has designated this week for flood safety awareness. Related topics included on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website include advice on coping with flooding and minimizing flood damage, as well as the importance of purchasing flood insurance.

To learn how to deal safely and effectively with a wet facility after flooding has occurred, be sure to check out Dry, Dehumidify, and Disinfect Water-Soaked Facilities and Cleaning Up After a Flood.

Latest Articles

The Faces of Healthcare and Hospitality
June 19, 2024

The Faces of Healthcare and Hospitality

June 17, 2024 Alan Yarbrough

School Hotspots to Deep Clean During Summer Break

June 12, 2024 Conway Hui

Take Charge of Sweeping Environmental Changes

Sponsored Articles

Gym Owner Discovers a New Battery Can Make a Big Difference
May 16, 2024 Sponsored by U.S. BATTERY

Gym Owner Discovers a New Battery Can Make a Big Difference

May 16, 2024 Sponsored by TENNANT COMPANY

Illinois BSC Optimizes Labor With T7AMR Robotic Floor Scrubbers

May 16, 2024 Sponsored by TENNANT COMPANY/ORBIO 

FlagShip Facility Services Takes Flight With Robotic Floor Scrubbers

Recent News

ISSA Hosts Successful 2024 Business Growth Strategies Conference

ISSA Hosts Successful 2024 Business Growth Strategies Conference

Rare Drug-Resistant Flu Variant Detected in U.S.

Registration Opens For ISSA Show North America 2024