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Electrical and flood safety

Energy Education Council:

Information on downed power line and flooding safety after a storm – website is an excellent resource:

1)            Downed Power Line safety:

After a storm, limbs & debris may hide an electrical hazard. Treat all downed power lines as if they are energized.

Just because power lines are damaged does not mean they are dead. Stay far away, and keep others away from them.

Safe Electricity advises everyone to be mindful of the electrical hazards that storms and flooding can leave behind.

2)            Flooding safety:

Never turn off power at the breaker box if you have to stand in water to do so.  Get more info on flooding safety –

Never step into a flooded basement.  Water may be in contact with electrical outlets or appliances.  More info –

AgriSafe Network:

The AgriSafe™ Network, a non-profit international membership organization, represents health and safety professionals who strive to reduce health disparities found among the agricultural community.

Document on farm flood threats:

Webinar on 9/14 re: farm flood threats:

Texas Well Owner Network Website:

Press Release on flooded water wells & testing wells after floods: