LOMA PRIETA, CALIFORNIA, EARTHQUAKE OF OCTOBER 17, 1989: LIFELINES

Contents: Introduction; Electric power systems; Communication systems; Modeling the impact of the earthquake on telecommunication services; Water distribution systems; Water and wastewater treatment plants; Lessons learned by water and wastewater utilities; Transportation systems; Transportation systems - airports; Transportation systems - seaports; Transportation systems - passenger railways and buslines; Residential natural gas piping and appliances; and, Repair patterns for the gas distribution system in San Francisco.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB95-254462 and PB93-209070
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Geological Survey

    12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
    Reston, VA  United States  20192
  • Authors:
    • Schiff, A J
  • Publication Date: 1998

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 144 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00769690
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USGS-PP-1552-A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1999 12:00AM