Thursday Schedule Detail
Session Name: Utilities~~Hurricane Matthew Impact on Florida – Infrastructure Investments Over the Past 10 Years
In October of 2016, Hurricane Matthew impacted the United States after wreaking havoc across several Caribbean Islands. Matthew was the first major storm to impact Florida since October of 2005. Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and the northeast coastline were also impacted. We will discuss the forecasting and impact of Hurricane Matthew on Florida and highlight how utility infrastructure operated during the event. We will highlight preparedness processes, improvements, and mitigation that have taken place over the past 10 years and how those investments have enabled utilities to sustain the impact of such events and restore services more quickly.
Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 1:30PM