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Fire Resilient Infrastructure


Industry experts, Marc Mattox, P.E., Town of Paradise, CA, and Dr. Ricardo Medina, P.E., SGH, discuss considerations for fire-prone areas including community preparedness and evacuation route planning. Hear key learnings from the 2018 Camp Fire and the importance of resilient infrastructure. Learn about the resiliency based ASTM design standard for culvert and storm drainpipes exposed to wildfire events.

In the recording, you will hear firsthand the findings from the 2018 Camp Fire and learn about its effects on roadway culverts. Additionally, you will gain insights on the process and workings the California Regional Quality Water Control Board in their efforts to replace 66 extensively damaged high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culverts with reinforced concrete pipes (RCP).


Watch & Learn

Watching the webinar you will:

  1. Learn about the infrastructure failures caused by the devastation of the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA.
  2. Understand what key infrastructure considerations need to be taken for fire-prone areas.
  3. Discover what the Town of Paradise is doing to help mitigate future disasters.

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