Resiliency News

  1. Virginia Becomes Latest US State To Commit To Action On Climate Change

    Virginia has recently become the latest US state to commit to action on climate change, becoming a member of the Under2 Coalition of leading sub-national governments at a side event hosted during the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn.

  2. Child’s Death Raises Septic Tank Safety Questions

    The body of a missing boy was found in a septic tank in a park in Jacksonville, FL, last month.

  3. New York Water System Audit Finds Cyberattack Risks

    An audit by New York state found that the water and wastewater systems in the city of Glen Falls may be vulnerable to cyberattacks.

  4. Eco Expo Asia: Becoming A Smart Sponge City With Self Sustainable Water Cycle

    Water is the lifeblood of human existence. For densely populated places such as Hong Kong, the issues and challenges go beyond simply finding water sources to satisfy each household.

  5. 'Forgotten Communities' In Puerto Rico Still Lack Safe Water

    Twenty-two of WaterStep's water chlorination systems and bleach makers were installed in the hardest-hit municipalities of Puerto Rico last week.

  6. After Wildfires Ravage Town, Utility Wants Rate Increase

    A water utility in Tennessee is seeking a rate hike to offset the cost of making repairs after wildfires ravaged homes and infrastructure in the region.

  7. Rising Sea Levels Creating First Native American Climate Refugees

    Rising sea levels and human activities are fast creating a "worst case scenario" for Native Americans of the Mississippi Delta who stand to lose not just their homes, but their irreplaceable heritage, to climate change.

  8. Securing The Nation's Water: WaterISAC And Perch Security Partner To Improve Water/Wastewater Utility Cybersecurity

    The Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC) announces that it has entered into a partnership with Perch Security to provide its membership with a state-of-the-art, automated cyber threat intelligence.

  9. Water Environment Federation Urges White House, Congress To Rebuild Resilient Water Infrastructure After Hurricanes

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is urging the White House and Congress to provide robust funding and prioritize resilience in rebuilding the water infrastructure in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that was damaged by the recent hurricanes.

  10. Water Service Devastated In Puerto Rico

    Lack of universal access to water has been one of the most stunning and difficult consequences Puerto Rico has faced after Hurricane Maria devastated the island’s infrastructure.