Resiliency News

  1. North Pacific Climate Patterns Influence El Niño Occurrences
    3/7/2018

    Study suggests El Niño predictions could be improved by considering off-equatorial climate patterns.

  2. WRI And MIT Have Figured Out How To Collect Local Water Management Data On A Global Scale
    3/6/2018

    As the world watches Cape Town’s terrifying march toward Day Zero, the question of how other cities are managing their water is increasingly important.

  3. Black & Veatch Center Of Excellence In Houston Drives Tunneling, Flood Control Options
    3/5/2018

    Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and construction management of large-diameter, deep-tunneling projects, announced recently it has created a Center of Excellence in its Houston office to deliver sustainable, cost-effective tunneled solutions. With extensive background in large-scale tunneling projects across Texas, the U.S.

  4. UCLA Study Presents L.A. With A Path To Independence From Imported Water
    2/28/2018

    During the height of the California drought that began in late 2011, Los Angeles imported 89 percent of its water from more than 200 miles away — an energy-intensive process.

  5. Hackers Target Water Utility Control Systems
    2/27/2018

    A water utility network in Europe was recently hit by a cyberattack in an example of a vulnerability that is attracting increasing attention in the water industry.

  6. Niles Flood Relief Project Named Public Works Project Of The Year
    2/23/2018

    A partnership between the Village of Niles and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to address flooding has led to a Public Works Project of the Year award.

  7. Team Of Architects, Engineers, Designers, And Urban Planners To Design Coastal Resilience For Bridgeport, Connecticut
    2/20/2018

    WSP, Arcadis, Waggonner & Ball, and Yale Urban Design Workshop recently announced their selection to design resilience measures to minimize flood risk and account for sea level rise affecting Bridgeport’s South End businesses and residents.

  8. Radiflow Reveals First Documented Cryptocurrency Malware Attack On A SCADA Network
    2/8/2018

    Radiflow, a provider of cybersecurity solutions for critical infrastructure, today announced that the company has revealed the first documented cryptocurrency malware attack on a SCADA network of a critical infrastructure operator.

  9. Storm-Hardened Communication Network From Sensus Helps Utilities Weather Winter Blast
    2/7/2018

    The new year rang in with a bitter, two-week cold snap followed by snowy conditions throughout South Carolina. Chesterfield County experienced nine days in a row of frigid temperatures, with the daytime high never breaking 37 degrees, and a wintry mix that delivered more than five inches of snow to the southern part of the county.

  10. Trio Allegedly Burglarizes Houston Water Plant
    1/24/2018

    A water treatment plant in Houston was allegedly burglarized this month in an act that was caught on video.