Resiliency News

  1. Two Workers Injured At Water Plant Explosion
    7/25/2018

    Two employees were injured in a lime dust explosion at a water treatment plant in Kansas City, MO, on July 15.

  2. EPA Prepares For 2018 Hurricane Season, Building On Lessons Learned From Sustained Emergency Responses In 2017
    7/13/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined partners across federal, tribal, state, and local governments in preparation for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. On June 5, EPA senior leaders gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss the Agency’s preparations for the 2018 hurricane season.

  3. Bureau Of Reclamation Awards $8.3M To 15 Drought Resiliency Projects
    6/26/2018

    Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced that Reclamation has awarded $8.3M to 15 projects in California, New Mexico and Utah for the preparation and response to drought.

  4. How Microgrids Could Boost Resilience In New Orleans
    6/14/2018

    During Hurricane Katrina and other severe storms that have hit New Orleans, power outages, flooding and wind damage combined to cut off people from clean drinking water, food, medical care, shelter, prescriptions and other vital services.

  5. Brown and Caldwell Joins HASSELL+ Team To Present South San Francisco Resiliency Plan
    6/7/2018

    HASSELL+, a multidisciplinary resilience team that includes Brown and Caldwell, presented their Resilient by Design|Bay Area Challenge proposal for the Colma Creek Watershed in San Mateo County, South San Francisco, at the Resilient Bay Summit.

  6. Black & Veatch: Data Analytics, Resilience And Sustainability Drive Water Discussion
    6/5/2018

    Collecting data from our water systems is one thing. Acting on that information is game-changing, and a Black & Veatch survey shows that the water space is taking note.

  7. ISA Delivers On-Site Industrial Cybersecurity Training And Technical Support At US National Guard Exercise Designed To Prepare For And Defend Against Industrial Cyberattack
    5/25/2018

    For the third year in a row, the International Society of Automation (ISA) provided operational technology (OT) training and on-site technical assistance in support of the US National Guard’s national cyber-operations exercise, Cyber Shield.

  8. Hurricanes: Stronger, Slower, Wetter In The Future?
    5/21/2018

    New analysis compares 22 named storms with possible hurricanes of the future.

  9. Report: Facing $1T In Water Infrastructure Costs, States Aren’t Leveraging Federal Dollars To Weather Coming Storms
    5/15/2018

    With water infrastructure costs expected to exceed $1T, a new report shows that only a few states are adequately leveraging federal dollars to shrink the infrastructure funding gap. 

  10. Water Main Break, Sinkhole Hit Philly Airport
    5/9/2018

    The Philly airport was dry for several hours this week in the latest major sign that U.S. water infrastructure needs some upgrades.