One of the most severe examples is the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, which serves parts of inland Santa Cruz County, in central California. More than 7 miles of an HDPE plastic water supply pipeline were destroyed in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, according to Rick Rogers, the district manager.
- E&E News: After the blazes: Poisoned water and ‘a flood on steroids’
- Paso Robles Daily News: Caltrans contracting project for drainage in areas affected by Dolan Fire
- American Rivers: Blog: Fire and rivers in California