Resiliency News

  1. Russian Hackers Allegedly Targeting Water Utilities

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Cybersecurity Threats And Opportunities In A Digitally Transformed Water Utility Industry

    Frost & Sullivan’s Energy and Environment team and the SWAN North American Alliance are pleased to announce that they will host a live, complimentary webcast titled, “Cyber Security Threats and Opportunities in a Digitally Transformed Water Utility Industry,” on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time.

  5. Spring Outlook: U.S. To See Moderate Flooding, Warmer-Than-Normal Temperatures

    NOAA issued its three-month U.S. Spring Outlook recently, highlighting a moderate risk of flooding in the Ohio River Valley basin and lower Mississippi River where streamflows and soil moisture are well above normal after major flooding from recent heavy rainfall.

  6. Backgrounder: WaterTAP Report: Water: The Next Frontier On The Path To A Low Carbon Economy, Released At GLOBE Forum 2018 On March 14th, 2018

    Climate change is impacting the supply of accessible clean water and requires the rapid adoption and deployment of energy efficient and low carbon energy responses.

  7. Report: Focus On Water Tech For Reliable, Cost Effective GHG Reductions

    Released recently at GLOBE Forum 2018, WaterTAP’s newest report “Water: The next frontier on the path to a low carbon economy” asserts that clean water technology is vital to meeting GHG emissions targets.

  8. Researchers Issue First-Annual Sea-Level Report Cards

    Researchers at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science are launching new web-based “report cards” to monitor and forecast changes in sea level at 32 localities along the U.S.

  9. Studies Show Urbanization Impacts Storms, Rainfall Despite Surroundings

    Two Purdue University studies show that urbanization changes storm patterns and rainfall amounts, highlighting the need for urban planning and infrastructure design that considers how the landscape will affect the weather.

  10. North Pacific Climate Patterns Influence El Niño Occurrences

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