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Forbes | Biden Administration Seeks To Bolster Defenses Against Cyberattacks On Water Systems

Feb 14, 2022 2:43:34 PM

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by Edward Segal

‘Starved For Funding’

Riggs Eckelberry, founder and CEO of OriginClear, a water treatment equipment company, observed that, "Washington has displayed a dismaying lack of interest in our 150,000 water systems—perhaps because they are local and relatively unregulated. The reasons are complex but the bottom line is we are falling behind by $75 billion every year in terms of water infrastructure need.

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He noted that, “We are quite unprepared” for a major cyberattack on U.S. water system. “There are few reservoirs of clean water outside of the municipal water districts and we are frankly, not ready.”



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