Project #2846

Performance of Water Supply Systems in the February 28, 2001 Nisqually Earthquake

$143,803
Completed
Principal Investigator
Donald
Ballantyne
Research Manager
Dr. Kenan Ozekin
Contractor
ABS Consulting/EQE
Pipes
Emergency Response & Preparedness
Asset Management

Abstract

Documents pipeline damage data from earthquakes that have affected water systems in the Puget Sound area, including the Nisqually Earthquake on Feb. 28, 2001. Documents lessons learned from the Nisqually Earthquake. Also develops and demonstrates strategies to mitigate the effects of pipeline damage following earthquakes. Tailored Collaboration partner: Seattle (Wash.) Public Utilities. Published in 2009. Foundation subscribers can download this Web-only report.