Report on the Operational and Economic Impacts of Hurricane Irene on Drinking Water Systems

Special Report
Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina on August 27, 2011, and continued as a tropical storm through New York, New England, and Quebec, Canada on August 29, 2011. Hurricane Irene caused wide-spread flooding and wind damage, resulting in losses of infrastructure and power outages. More specifically, the Hurricane impacted the operations of drinking water systems along the East Coast of the United States.