Additional Training

Water Purification for Emergencies

Jim Williams provides a step-by-step process for purifying water from any source.

Mudslide & Debris Flow Webinar

Video Link

Local Safety Alert - When heavy rain is predicted, Coastside CERT may be called to assist South Coast CERT (Branch 3) & South Skyline CERT (Branch 4) with preparations to mitigate hazards in the CZU Burn Scar area.

The San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services is planning for potential catastrophic mudslides as an aftermath of the CZU Fire in the following areas:

  • Whitehouse Canyon (SMC-E038*)

  • Gazos Creek (SMC-E019*)

  • Butano Canyon (SMC-E098*)

  • Loma Mar (SMC-E018*)

You can watch the full recording of the webinar, which was first presented on December 16, 2020. This webinar will teach you about the causes, damage, and preparations you can make to avoid mudslide and debris flow hazards. Winter 2021 weather predictions and resources are presented by NOAA meteorologist Brian Garcia. Chiefs Cosgrave and Delay present the CERT Flood, Landslides and Thunderstorm Annexes. Learn more to stay safe in local conditions.

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