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For most water and wastewater utilities, current revenues simply do not cover all financial obligations. For that reason, a movement is afoot across the U.S. to shift from a traditionally volumetric-based revenue model to one in which base or fixed charges play a larger role. According to Black & Veatch’s 2015 Strategic Directions: U.S. Water… Keep reading →

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Announces New Cybersecurity Team

New government standards appear well-timed for improving the resiliency of critical network operations in electric generation and transmission systems and combatting cybersecurity and physical security threats.  In April 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decided to adopt the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Version 5 standard for cybersecurity. This decision was… Keep reading →