Resiliency News

  1. Effects Of Climate Change On Communally Managed Water Systems Softened By Shared Effort

    Shared fates and experiences in a community can help it withstand changes to water availability due to climate change, a recent study by Sandia National Laboratories researchers found.

  2. Echoing TRITON, CyberX's Innovative ICS Security Research Selected For 'Hackers & Threats' Session At The 2018 RSA Conference

    CyberX, the IIoT and industrial control system (ICS) security company, today announced that it has been selected to present a session titled Mind the Air-Gap: Exfiltrating ICS Data via AM Radios and Hacked PLC Code, at the 2018 RSA Conference next week in San Francisco.

  3. Chemical Leak Injures Water Workers

    Two water plant employees sustained injuries last week due to a chemical leak.

  4. Mississippi River Diversions Will Produce New Land, But More Slowly Than Shoreline Is Lost

    The best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta may be river diversions that bring sediment to shrinking coastlines. However, a new study concludes that the rate of land-building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss.

  5. Resilient Data Communications Support Reliable Flood Protection In Switzerland

    Extreme weather is becoming increasingly common throughout the world, making flooding a growing threat. Flood defence measures have traditionally been based on mechanical equipment, but innovative automation technology can now be used to provide greater protection for people and the local environment.

  6. DC Water Opens First Leg Of Massive Tunnel System

    Last week the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) commissioned the first major component of the DC Clean Rivers Program ahead of the deadline outlined by the consent decree.

  7. Administrator Pruitt Announces Cooperative Research And Development Agreement

    Recently, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is announcing a recently signed Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Water-Gen.

  8. Russian Hackers Allegedly Targeting Water Utilities

    The Trump administration claimed on Thursday (March 15) that Russian hackers are attacking U.S. water utilities.

  9. Thompson Pump Helps In Rescue Of Hurricane-Distressed Puerto Rico Region

    More than five months after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, local company Thompson Pump and its workers are still on the island helping citizens recover from the aftermath of the worst storm in the country’s history.

  10. Report: AWE, ELI Water Efficiency State Scorecard Gives States A National Average Of "C" In Water Efficiency And Conservation, And A National Average Of "C" In Climate Change Resiliency Planning

    According to a report released recently by the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), most states have a long way to go to shore up their legal frameworks and improve requirements that contribute to water conservation and efficiency, and long-term resiliency.