Safeguarding Water Utilities

by Jay Landers, Contributing Editor; ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2002, Vol. 72, Issue 6, Pg. 48-53,86,87

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Immediately after the September 11 terrorist attacks, many water and wastewater utilities adopted or expanded security measures. Now with many systems conducting or planning to conduct detailed vulnerability assessments, utilities are embarking on a long-range effort to merge sound engineering with basic security considerations.

Subject Headings: Water distribution systems | Security | Terrorism

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