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  • Discuss and prepare for the flood risk within your area
    • Store physical data on the cloud (i.e. Box, Shared Drive, etc.).


  • Proceed with caution. Electric shock may occur in flooded areas
  • Call 9-1-1 and report the flood
  • Provide the location (including building and room number), your contact, emergency details and source (if known)
  • If safe to do so, meet the responders to report the contents in or around the flooded area, ways to enter the area safely and hazardous or unknown conditions
  • If the affected area is a laboratory or hazardous materials are involved, call 9-1-1 and evacuate if necessary
  • Alert supervisor of incident. Assist in cataloging damaged assets. File for any insurance claims.
  • Large Floods:
    • Flash flood warning issued or if anticipated:
      • DO NOT EVACUATE, unless safe to do so
      • Move to higher grounds, away from water sources
      • Leave your car if it stalls. Climb to high ground immediately
      • DO NOT try to walk, swim or drive through water.