AbWARN.org » Critical Infrastructure

By: Abwarn  09-12-2011

AbWARN.org » Critical Infrastructure

If you haven’t already seen these, please follow the links below for some good reading!

The National Strategy establishes a collaborative, federal-provincial-territorial and private sector approach built around partnerships, risk management and information sharing and protection.
The Action Plan is the blueprint for how the Strategy will be implemented to enhance the resiliency of Canada’s critical infrastructure.
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09-12-2011

AbWARN.org » AbWARN Admin

The Chairs of all the WARNs will get an opportunity to meet the day after the upcoming AWWA Distribution Systems Symposium & Exposition & Water Security Conference in Nashville September 11-13. Share information,Review past, current or developing experiences and knowledge on such topics as increasing membership, response to incidents. The meeting serves as an annual opportunity to.


09-12-2011

AbWARN.org » Water Quality

On April 13, researchers at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, announced a new way to remove radioactive materials from drinking water, using forest byproducts and crustacean shells. The NCSU material is a combination of hemicellulose, which is present in almost all plant cell walls, and chitosan, a polysaccharide derived from chitin.


09-12-2011

AbWARN.org » Security

Michael Mitchell allegedly attacked David Zellers, who works for the local water utility, as well as his wife, Denise, in their home in Leaf River, Illinois last weekend. Attempted murder charges have been filed against a man accused of stabbing a northern Illinois water department worker because he was upset over water quality.


09-12-2011

AbWARN.org » Emergency Management

The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee poured water on top of the already soaked Northeast on Thursday, closing hundreds of roads and forcing evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people from the Susquehanna River’s worst flooding in nearly 40 years.Most of the evacuations were ordered in and around Wilkes-Barre, where the levee.