• Energy Emergencies

Energy disruptions can impact the electrical and natural gas grids   in Kitsap County. Pole and underground service has been upgraded over the years. These efforts reduce winter storm outages and improve structural integrity. But, many systems are underground and are vulnerable to earthquakes and landslides. Based on a recent assessment of Kitsap County, energy emergencies are rated a moderate risk threat.

What is KCDEM doing to address energy emergencies?

The Kitsap Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) partners with utility companies to address emergencies.  KCDEM has plans in place to address earthquakes and landslides that will impact the energy infrastructure in Kitsap County.

Want to learn more about plans to address earthquakes and landslides? Read the 2019 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (PDF).  Earthquake information begins on page 67 and landslide information begins on page 85. Or, contact KCDEM via email.

Disaster Shower Drill

Volunteers work through the checklist in setting up one of the KCDEM disaster shower tents. The shower system can provide heated water showers for emergency [...]

Evacuation Preparedness

  Many kinds of emergencies can cause you to have to evacuate. In Kitsap County, some reasons could be wildfires, loss of utilities, landslides and [...]

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