Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Water Main Breaks in Studio City, Cal

November 9th, 2011

Studio City, California reportedly had "multiple" water main breaks a day or so ago. The massive amounts of water from the broken main flooded and closed streets and generally caused significant havoc to residents and motorists alike. The breaks were blamed on "old parts" - or something like that.

As I repeatedly blog:


Adam Trotter, P.E. / AVT

PS. I mean..., is the infrastructure under attack or is it really falling apart that quickly? Where are our politicians? Where are our tax dollars?

Ventura Boulevard Flooded After Water Main Breaks in Studio City,0,1326086.story

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Earthquakes in Oklahoma

November 8th, 2011

Over the last few days, areas in the State of Oklahoma have been rattled by earthquakes. “A 5.6 magnitude earthquake Saturday night was Oklahoma's most powerful ever, following a swarm of smaller tremors.” As I have repeatedly blogged: the time is at hand to BUILD TO EARTHQUAKE BUILDING CODE SPECIFICATIONS EVERYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES – there’s no valid reason not to do so.

Adam Trotter, P.E. / AVT

Earthquakes Jar Oklahoma

Another earthquake in Oklahoma jars North Texas