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San Francisco 1906. Water Transmission Pipe Breaks at 49 Locations. Transmission 1906.pdf.

San Francisco 1906, 1989. SVWC Distribution and AWSS Failures. Distribution 1906.pdf.

Ferndale M 6.4 Earthquake December 20 2022. Power Outages. Ferndale Power 2022.pdf

Seismic Reliability of the Power Grid. PSU. October 2022 Course Notes. PSU Lecture.pdf

SERA Power Outage Forecasts. EPRI Workshop. April 14 2022. SERA ShakeMap.pdf

Earthquake Reports, 1906 - 2023

How power, water, gas and other lifelines performed in past earthquakes. Recent additions: Japan Tohoku M 9.0 2011; Lushan China 2013; Napa, California 2014; Kumamoto Japan 2016; Mexico 2017; Hokkaido Japan 2018; Anchorage Alaska 2018; Ridgecrest 2019; Magna Utah 2020; Ferndale 2022; New Evaluations of 1906 / 1989 SVWC / AWSS water systems.

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Transmission Tower Reliability under Wind and Ice Loads

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Latest: Power Outage Forecasts. Electric Utility Fragility, 2022.

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