September 11th forever changed the face of security

Roberson, J. Alan; Thompson, Ken; Dennis, Steve; Linville, Thomas J.
August 2004
Journal: American Water Works Association;Aug2004, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p98
Academic Journal
Focuses on the impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorists attack on U.S. national security and the protection of water-supply facilities. Installation of intrusion alarms and institution of emergency response procedures; Amendment of the Safe Drinking Water Act for water utilities through the Title IV of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism and Response Act of 2002; Areas of security that need improvement to protect water-supply. INSETS: CH2M HILL;USFilter;Calgon Carbon Corporation.


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