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Ways EAM/CMMS can help in natural disasters

This week’s EAM/CMMS news focuses on natural disasters happening around the country and ways EAM/CMMS systems can help areas better prepare or prevent them from happening.

  1. Colorado Mine Spill: Toxic Wastewater Leak Far Exceeds First Estimates by Erin McClam, the governor of Colorado declared a state of emergency on Monday, five days after a spill that sent toxic water seeping from an abandoned gold mine and turned a river orange. Find out how the state is dealing with this and how the 3 million gallons of waste water is affecting wildlife and humans.
  2. Storm Risk Covers 84 Million, Including All of East Coast reported by NBC News, Floods have continued to spread across the country and now hitting Manitou Springs, CO. Find out what the states are doing to prepare themselves.
  3. Three fires burn in Glacier National Park by Karl Puckett, she reports how two more wildland fires were sparked in Glacier National Park, bringing that to a total of three, with temperatures near 100 degrees causing an increase in fire danger.

Cable News in the U.S.

This week’s Cable updates revolve around video service and how cable companies are dealing with this trend and future plans to accommodate their customers.

EL SEGUNDO, CA/USA - MARCH 7, 2015: DirecTV corporate headquarters building. DirecTV is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster.
  1. Dish’s Losses Are Sling TV’s Gains by Alan Breznick, While Dish Network reported bigger video subscriber losses in the second quarter, the losses are probably much bigger than the satellite TV provider seems willing to concede.
  2. Verizon Builds Toward OTT Launch by Mari Silbey, she mentions Verizon’s technology strategy leading up to the launch of its mobile-first video service, reportedly called Go90.

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