Rogue Valley Pump
Quinn's Well

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Quinn's Well
Lehi Pump
JoCo GIS Maps of PSPS Zones
PSPS Information

Toilet Training!

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ROGUE VALLEY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Lewis Power Equipment

UTILITY FAILURE

PHLUSH

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Ready.gov Power Outage

DIY Emergency Toilet

​Bucket Two - solids

Supplies: Bucket, trash bag, pool noodle, toilet paper & carbon materials - dried leaves or shredded paper

Mixing urine and solid waste causes a much worse smell and creates disposal issues.

  • Close off the warmest rooms, blocking the crack under the door.
  • Open windows to allow cooler air to circulate.  Close windows before temperatures rise.  Close blinds.
  • If your windows must be opened, hand wet sheets in front of openings.  This approach to cooling dates back to the early Egyptians.  
  • Use a damp sheet at night will keep you cool as the moisture evaporates.
  • Wear loose fitting, light-weight clothing.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Use a spray bottle on the mist setting to spray yourself.
Accurate Well
Clouser Drilling

Quick Tips for Staying Cool During Summer Outages

Coleman's Well

DIY Emergency Toilet

​Bucket One - liquid

Supplies: Bucket, trash bag, pool noodle, toilet paper & cat litter. 

Add cat litter to the bottom to absorb liquid and help with odor.  All paper should go in the "solids" bucket.

Applegate Well

During a power outage, you may need to use an alternate form of cooking.  Here are some BBQ safety tips from Grants Pass Fire Rescue.

Power outages are a common side effect for many natural and man made disasters.  In Southern Oregon we should be prepared year-round for potential outages.  Below you will find some tips to help you get ready.   

Food Safety

A collaborative endeavor between Jackson & Josephine County Emergency Management to help the citizens of the Rogue Valley prepare for and respond to disasters