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Sign up for emergency alerts and warning system



Valley Water encourages residents to participate in the AlertSCC, the Santa Clara County emergency alert system.

AlertSCC is a free, easy, and confidential way for anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County to get emergency warnings sent directly to their cell phone, mobile device, e-mail, or landline. AlertSCC can reach you wherever you are to provide information and instructions in a variety of emergency situations, which may include:

  • Flooding, fire, earthquake, severe weather, cime wildfires and subsequent evacuations
  • Public safety incidents, including crimes, that immediately affect your neighborhood
  • Post-disaster information about shelters, transportation, or supplies

Information you provide in AlertSCC is confidential, secure, and can be deleted at any time. The information is used only by authorized County or city personnel and it is not shared with any private company.

It only take a minute. Sign up for AlerctSCC today.

American Red Cross

Download !Emergency, an all-hazard app, by the American Red Cross. Receive accurate information on time to protect yourself and your loved ones from climate-affected hazards.

  • App is free and available in English and Spanish.
  • Monitor alerts for severe weather, including tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and many more.
  • Improved alert speed.
  • Customize your alerts and push notifications.
  • Enable critical alerts that can override the Do Not Disturb mode on your device.
  • Find open Red Cross shelters with our interactive map.
  • Map overlays include Hurricane Tracker, Radar, Satellite, Clouds, Rain, Wind Speed, Snow
  • Access Red Cross safety content even without mobile connectivity.