This guide will recommend fuel management prior to a wildfire to limit contaminates from entering the water supply to protect the users.
Keywordswildfire, water utility, water treatment, erosion mitigation, forest management
Wildfires post a significant risk to water utilities as they can cause contaminates to enter the drinking water supply. This can endanger human health if the utility is not prepared. Land management agencies for water sheds and water utility companies may find this standard useful.
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Ballot Item Approved as E3312-2021 and Pending Publication