Ground Water Canada

News Water Issues
EPA says rise in cyberattacks presses need for utilities to protect their drinking water

Many inspected systems have cybersecurity vulnerabilities

May 22, 2024  By Ground Water Canada

Community water systems in the United States are being warned by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take immediate precautions against a rise in cyberattacks targeting water utilities. More than 70 per cent of U.S. water systems inspected by the EPA since the fall violated Safe Drinking Water Act standards. Of those inspected, some systems were identified have cybersecurity vulnerabilities. USA Today report | READ MORE

Print this page


Stories continue below