What new water-related challenge or practice requires an industry standard? How can water utilities communicate with their communities to strengthen trust? Where can utilities get guidance for cybersecurity best practices?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week unveiled a national plan to “confront PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) contamination nationwide.” The plan includes tougher Safe Drinking Water Act rules and additional reporting for PFAS manufacturers.
What may start as a ripple on Lake Erie can lead to a big splash in source water quality for Cleveland Water, which draws on the lake to provide drinking water for its 1.4 million customers.
Note: Cybersecurity Awareness Month has been observed in October for 18 years to raise awareness and promote resources for online safety and security. This year’s theme is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” AWWA leaders and experts such as Robert Walters work to help strengthen the water sector’s security and resilience. They also analyze and incorporate the latest information to provide members with up-to-date, water-sector-focused cybersecurity guidance and resources.