Protecting the water sector from cyber-security risks

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Water services are increasingly finding new pathways to reduce water insecurity, through technical and organisational innovations. ‘Smart city’ measures, such as interconnected sensor technologies, deployment of drones, and the collection of citizen-generated information on water anomalies can bolster our ability to prevent and respond to harms in the water network, for example, detect pollutants, leakages […]

Preventing and mitigating water insecurity

The WHO and UNICEF reported in 2019 that at least 2.2 billion people around the world lack safe drinking water. Despite this, these threats are often presented as a distant ‘other’, occurring in environments well outside of our own. As such, we rarely appreciate the vulnerability of our own water supply to such threats, nor […]