ARTICLES ABOUT emergency preparedness

December 15, 2022

Coverage and Services After Winter Storms

Even after digging out from a serious bout of winter weather, special districts have to get back to normal operations as quickly as possible.

November 30, 2022

Preparing for Active Shooters

Discover how to ready your active shooter preparedness plan with these government resources and available safety consultations.

October 23, 2019

Are You Ready For…Phishing and Social Engineering Attacks?

The advice listed here is taken from “Ready for Anything,” our guide to responding to disasters and calamities big and small. Find out how you can get your free copy today.

July 25, 2019

Ready for Anything: Responding to Cyber Attacks

In the latest entry, we discuss how to prevent, manage, and respond to cyber attacks on any scale.

July 18, 2019

Animal Attacks, Safety Concerns Increase in Colorado

Wild animals are part of the shared natural heritage of everyone in Colorado. But as cities grow and habitats shrink, encounters have become more frequent. Find out how to respond if you wind up in one of these situations.

April 16, 2019

Responding to Power Failure

Do you have a plan for when the power goes out?

December 28, 2018

Safety Update: Responding to Subsidence

Subsidence can sneak up on you. Be sure you know what to do if you notice cracks in buildings and foundations.

October 19, 2018

Ready for Anything: Responding to Landslides

More advice from our guide on responding to disasters both big and small.

October 10, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Explosions

Advice on how to handle explosions at your district regardless of their cause. For more details on this and other crisis procedures, visit our publications page on the CSD Pool website for a free Emergency Response Procedures guide book.

July 1, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Bomb Threats

This guidance is an excerpt from our Emergency Response Procedures flipbook. If you would like a free copy of this publication, visit