Hurricane Maria has now intensified to a Category 5 storm. One of the most important elements in any response to a natural disaster such as a hurricane, earthquake or major flooding event is access to safe drinking water for homes and businesses affected by the disaster. WQA has created a water safety guide to help those affected by natural disasters and severe weather.
“This is going to impact all of Puerto Rico with a force and violence that we haven’t seen for several generations,” Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told the Associated Press. “We’re going to lose a lot of infrastructure in Puerto Rico. We’re going to have to rebuild.”
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