Purifying Water During Disaster Emergencies

Plan for one gallon (1 gallon = 4 quarts or ~4 liters or 128 oz or 16 eight-oz bottles) per person per day: Drink ½ gallon of water per day—more if you are in a hot climate, sick, or pregnant. Use the rest for hygiene. Only use water that has been disinfected for […]

Emergency Preparedness – Using Your Water Heater’s Water


Step 1: Ensure the water in the tank stays clean. If you haven’t already shut off water to the house, do that now. If you can’t shut off water to the entire house, at least close the valve that allows water to enter the water heater (the supply valve). […]

Community Conversation on Emergency Preparedness

This is a short notice, but there will be another Community Conversation coming up tomorrow!

The Community Conversation will feature “Emergency Preparedness” hosted by Lake City Future First and the Lake City Emergency Communications Hub.

When: Wednesday. November 15, from 6:30-8pm Where: Lake City Community Centre

They have a great evening of vital information and […]

Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill October 19, 2017

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills.

Washingtonians can join them today by registering for the 2017 Great Washington ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover […]

Earthquake Drill July 29

Interested in What Seattle is Doing to Prepare For Climate Change?

The City of Seattle has released a draft plan that will tell you more than you would ever want to know about how it is preparing for the impacts of climate change. It is a pretty high level document that lays out a range of strategies for how it will prioritize actions and investments […]

Emergency Hub Drill for Cascadia Earthquake

The Lake City Hub at the Fred Meyer parking lot will be activated and open 9-11 am this Saturday, June 11. The drill scenario will be Day 5 of a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake. On Day 5 we will still be on our own out here in North Seattle–as will most other neighborhoods. There will be […]

Seattle Hazard Explorer

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management website has interactive maps that show some of the city’s top hazards. Check out the Seattle Hazard Explorer and learn more about the hazards that impact Pinehurst. Just click on a tab for the hazard you want to see. You can zoom in on your home, work place, […]

Emergency Preparedness Presentation

Are you prepared for the next big earthquake and other disasters Seattle could face? Attend a presentation at Lake City Library to hear from local emergency management experts about what you can do to get prepared.

Learn about the City’s new emergency alert and notification system – AlertSeattle – and bring questions to ask the […]

Seattle Emergency Alerts

AlertSeattle is the new official emergency notification system used by the City of Seattle to communicate with city residents and workers during emergencies. You can sign up for the free system that sends customized alerts by:

· Text message · Email · Voice Message · Facebook · Twitter

The service is provided by the City […]