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Ice Jam Training - Bloomsburg

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Bloomsburg Fire Department

911 Market Street

Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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The Pennsylvania Silver Jackets team, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, National Weather Service, Susquehanna River Basin Commission and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency will present information related to ice jam processes as part of an upcoming education and training workshop. Please help spread the word about this program with those within your organizations and agencies who would be interested.

Registration is required but there is no registration fee.

Ice Jam Education and Trainings will include, but not be limited to:

*Ice characterization or types of ice formations
*Summary of local historical jams in communities within the respective region
*Mitigation techniques: advanced measures, emergency measures, and permanent measures
*Ice observer training
*Learn how to input events into the ice jam database
*Ice jam observation considerations

Persons encouraged to attend this meeting include elected officials, police and sheriff officers, town engineers, building enforcement and zoning staff, emergency managers, as well as first responders and emergency personnel.



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