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Water utilities armed against cyber threats

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Water utilities armed against cyber threats
Cybersecurity for public infrastructure systems, such as water utilities, has been making national news headlines recently. This stems from bad actors attempting to hack or otherwise compromise the technology that controls important aspects of water treatment. U.S. water systems are diligently preparing to defend themselves against cyber threats from bad actors, whether on the screen or in real life.
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New requirement may trigger a lead notification
A change in the way the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulates lead in drinking water may result in more lead warnings in communities across the United States.
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, lcr, lead, copper, rule, epa, environmental protection agency, notification, communication, alert | View Count: (278) | Bookmark and Share
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Lead service line removal is a team effort

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Lead service line removal is a team effort
Replacing lead service lines is a worthy endeavor. Lead is a known health concern, particularly for young children. The sooner we can remove all sources of lead from our communities, the better off we will be.
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2024 offers opportunity to celebrate the Safe Drinking Water Act
The year 2024 marks a significant milestone in the water sector. The U.S. Congress originally passed the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) in 1974, making 2024 its 50th anniversary.
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What to know about the EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule Improvements
What water consumers need to know about the EPA's Lead and Copper Rule Improvements
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| Categories: | Tags: lead, EPA, environmental, protection agency, rule, lead and copper rule, agency, drinking, home, faucet, tap, service, line, pipe | View Count: (646) | Bookmark and Share
Drinking Water Week is a time to celebrate your drinking water
We’re not one to tell anyone how to celebrate a holiday. Whether you enjoy festive meals, solemn introspection or gathering with family, holidays are celebratory times, and Drinking Water Week is no different.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water, Week, DWW, celebration, consumers, holiday, infrastructure, protect public health, environment | View Count: (1654) | Bookmark and Share
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New movie offers security measures reminder

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New movie offers security measures reminder
A recently released movie offers an opportunity to remind consumers that water systems and other providers of critical services make a significant investment in both money and resources to protect themselves from physical or cyberattacks.
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| Categories: | Tags: movie, security, cyber, physical attack, book, climate change, protection, america's water infrastructure act | View Count: (1110) | Bookmark and Share
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Protect the source to keep fish PFAS free

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Protect the source to keep fish PFAS free
A recent report from the Environmental Working Group underscores the importance of protecting source water.
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| Categories: | Tags: PFAS, fish, source, water, protect, perfluoroalkyl substances, polyfluoroalkyl substances, EPA, PFOS, public, health | View Count: (1078) | Bookmark and Share
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The value of the scientific process

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The value of the scientific process
Toxicology research and potential regulation involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, have been in the news lately. As they apply to drinking water, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) encourages “following the science wherever it may lead.”
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| Categories: | Tags: PFAS, Perfluoroalkyl, polyfluoroalkyl, substance, contaminant, research, science, scientific, process, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency | View Count: (536) | Bookmark and Share
Which water celebration should you commemorate?
You may be overwhelmed if you’ve checked out our events calendar. The water sector seems to embrace the “work hard, play hard” philosophy, in that there are numerous opportunities throughout the year to recognize and celebrate the integral role water plays in our lives.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, celebrate, celebration, occasion, event, Fix a Leak Week, Drinking Water Week, Smart Irrigation Month, World Water Week, Source Water Protection Week, Imagine a Day Without Water | View Count: (903) | Bookmark and Share
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