Are you planning for the changing water workforce?
North American water and wastewater utilities are in the middle of a major workforce transition. Retirements anticipated since the mid 2000s are happening. The US is close to full employment and competition is fierce for dedicated employees with strong technical and customer service skills. New technologies are changing how water utility work is being done […]Read More
WWAC2018 attendees impressed by DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant.
EMA sponsored a tour of DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant during last week’s Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium in Bethesda, Maryland. 55 symposium attendees piled on a big tour bus for a scenic drive through portions of Bethesda and the District of Columbia en route to Blue Plains. Once we reached the […]Read More
Let’s Start a Conversation about Cybersecurity
My article for the EMA Communicator entitled “The Five Deadly Sins of SCADA/PCS Cybersecurity” was written from the perspective of Utility managers who are rightfully concerned about the security of their production control systems. There are news stories that come out almost on a weekly basis of companies and even large corporations that are hacked […]Read More