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Newsletter #53 for November 30, 2011

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Illinois Utility Not a Victim of Cyber Terrorism

Last week it was widely reported that a Springfield, IL water district was the victim of intention destruction of the computer system controlling the pump. An investigation by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security has shown no evidence to support that initial assumption.

AWWA prepared a short article on the situation, including helpful resources for evaluating your cyber security.

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Weekly Reading for November 30, 2011

Each week we'll provide a collection of our favorite links we know you'll love too!

How a small business can be huge - An important reminder about customer service.
Rural water district celebrates milestone - Kansas rural water system marks 50 year birthday.
Texas drought reveals secrets - Falling water levels allow the past to surface.
Navajo Nation Draws Closer to Securing More Water - In depth discussion on Navajo Nation's long battle for sustainable water supply.
Utilities, water districts join to map Florida water's future - Where do these secret meetings leave the small water systems in Florida?

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Free Webinars on December 1

December 1 @ 1pm Eastern
Reducing Operating Costs with Energy Use Assessments
sponsored by USEPA

December 1 @ 3pm Eastern
Water and Emergency Management Agency Coordination
sponsored by WaterISAC and USEPA

We know how much you appreciate free web-based training you don't have to travel for, so we're working on a new feature on our home page to showcase more of these events on a regular basis!

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