Earthquakes

November 7, 2014

Lucy Jones Advises LA on Resiliency and ‘The Big One’

Earthquake expert Dr. Lucy Jones discusses the City of LA's upcoming resiliency report.

February 19, 2013

Threat to Water Supply After An ‘Event’ Necessitates Delta Fix

VerdeXchange conference panel, “The Delta Resiliency After an Event,” featuring Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager at the Metropolitan Water District; Gerald Meral, Deputy Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency; Jack Baylis, Senior Vice President of the Shaw Group; Paul Brown, a International Water Association Fellow; Lucy Jones, Senior Advisor for Risk Reduction at the USGS; and Phil Isenberg, Chair of the Delta Stewardship Council.

October 26, 2015

Lucy Jones' Priority: Preparing LA for 'The Big One's' Economic Impact

Dr. Lucy Jones notes the repercussions of interruptions to water and communications systems, as well as uninhabitable buildings, on business in Los Angeles.

August 7, 2015

San Francisco's Chief Resilience Officer Prioritizes Earthquake, Housing & Sea-Level Preparedness

Patrick Otellini, the first public servant to hold the CRO title, describes San Francisco's specific challenges and the collaboration across jurisdictions to tackle infrastructure issues.

February 26, 2015

City of LA Releases Seismic Resilience Report and Plans

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Dr. Lucy Jones provide earthquake-safety plans.

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