Earthquake

Technology being Developed to Save Water Systems during Tremors

The development of technology is underway to save community water systems at the time of a big earthquake. The technology is being developed by a Bothell-based engineering company that has worked with public water utility companies for 37 years in Oregon and Washington in the U.S. The current technology involves shutting off valves attached to earthquake sensors and take from twenty to forty five seconds to close when the sensor