How to be water-wise when an earthquake strikes

■ Chronicle News Service Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) wants customers to be prepared in the event of a major earthquake or other natural disaster. April is National Earthquake Preparedness Month, and while EMWD will work diligently to provide water service following a natural disaster, there are steps residents can take to be ready should there be temporary and unavoidable outages. An earthquake kit should have one to two gallons of water per person, per day. Water should be stored in a clean, airtight container and enough water should be stored to last several days. Pet owners should also keep water available for their animals. Water may be boiled for two

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