City of Napa CURRENT STATUS 5pm Mon Aug 25, 2014

Following the 6.1 earthquake that hit the North Bay at 3:20am Sunday, August 24, the City of Napa declared a local emergency at 7:59am Sunday. The Governor also declared a state of emergency. The City is now moving into the recovery phase and remains focused on providing for public safety, restoring services, and assessing damage.
Status as of 5:00 pm:
INJURIES: A total of 208 patients have been treated at Queen of the Valley Hospital with 17 admitted. Most injuries are orthopedic. No new patients have been treated since 11pm Sunday. There have been no fatalities related to the earthquake.
WATER SUPPLY: The total of water line breaks that need repair is estimated at 90. Eight breaks were repaired last night. Thirty repair sites are active at this time. 10 crews are working on water line repairs and all will be completed as soon as possible. If you lost water service completely for any period of time after the earthquake, the City of Napa advises you to use one of these three options:
• Use bottled water for drinking and cooking
• Boil tap water for one full minute before use for drinking or cooking
• Use water for drinking and cooking from one of the water stations set up by the City, on Pearl Street one block west of Main, or at the Las Flores Center on Linda Vista Avenue
Once all the broken water lines are repaired and City water has been restored and tested, the City will rescind this advisory notice, provided by the City of Napa (System No. 2810003) in collaboration with the State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water.
All tap water remains safe for bathing and other household uses. If you water appears cloudy but you did not lose service, let the tap run until the sediment clears.
Call 707-257-9544 with water questions. The Water Division is staffing phones 24 hours a day while repairs are made.
GAS AND ELECTRIC: PG&E reports that electric and gas service has been restored to all Napa customers. No gas leaks are currently known to be in need of repair. Any resident or business owner with concerns may call 1-800-743-5002 for a courtesey check from PG&E.
STREETS: The closure of streets in downtown Napa will continue through tonight, with closed streets including First, Second and Third from Seminary to Soscol and Main Street from Third to Clinton Streets due to damaged structures. The public should stay out of these dangerous areas. No other streets are closed in these areas at this time. The switch to two-way streets on First and Second downtown is postponed until further notice. Cracks in Buhman Avenue área are under repair on Twin Oaks Drive, WhiteCliff Circle, Meadowbrook Drive, and Sandybrook Lane.
STRUCTURES DAMAGED: 70 buildings in the City are now on the red-tag list. A red tag means the structure is uninhabitable due to damage from the quake. The yellow tagged list (caution required) is approaching 200. There are 60 building inspectors now at work evaluating structures. If you believe a City inspector should come by your property to inspect for safety concerns call 707-258-7829 and follow the instructions.
BRIDGES: All City bridges have been inspected and the new Coombs Street pedestrian bridge has a damaged anchorage has some damage and that bridge has been closed for repairs as a precaution. All other bridges are safe and remain in use.
SHELTERS: The Red Cross evacuation center remains in operation at the Crosswalk Community Church on First Street west of Highway 29. Fifteen people spent Sunday night in the shelter.
SCHOOL CLOSURES: All Napa Valley Unified School District campuses will remain closed on Tuesday Aug. 26. Napa Valley College will remain open for classes and activities except those held on NVUSD campuses.
CITY FACILITIES and PROGRAMS: The Senior Center is closed and red-tagged and will be closed until further notice. The Community Services Building is closed and counter services will not be available on Tues Aug 26 as all staff are at work in the field. The City’s parking garages have been inspected and are open. All other City offices and facilties are open. The City has opened a youth drop-in program for school age children offering free sports activities youth drop at the Las Flores Center, 4300 Linda Vista, from 9am to 3pm. The Kennedy Park Master Plan meeting and the Justin Siena Solano Square scoping meeting, both scheduled for Tues Aug 26, have been cancelled and will be rescheduled.
DEBRIS DISPOSAL: Drop boxes for debris have placed at Napa High School, Harvest Middle School, Silverado Middle School, El Centro, Alta Heights, Northwood, and West Park elementary schools, as well as Klamath Park, Las Flores Center, Century Oaks Park, Fairview Park and Parking Lot Location G North at Corner of Pearl and Coombs for residents and business doing cleanup.
PUBLIC INFORMATION: The City’s Public Information hotline is 707-258-7817. Regular status reports are posted at