Safeguarding Water Utilities

by Jay Landers, Contributing Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, 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


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: Utilities | Terrorism | Wastewater management | Systems engineering | Safety | Public health and safety

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