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By Dr. Mark LeChevallier – Water Online – September 16, 2013
Most of our West Virginia American Water team had never even heard the term “derecho” before the summer of 2012. But on the evening of June 29, a 600-mile super storm devastated the state and presented West Virginia American Water with probably the biggest test of disaster preparedness and emergency response in its 126-year existence. The storm left 672,000 homes and businesses in West Virginia (more than half of the state) without power — some for up to two weeks. All but two of the state’s 55 counties sustained some storm damage or power outages, causing the governor to declare a state of emergency. For full story,
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