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  • Conducting Cyber Risk Assessments under AWIA: A WaterISAC Webinar Series: Webinar #1 – Introduction to the Cybersecurity Assessment Process

    Open to the public. This WaterISAC webinar will prepare a utility to complete a cybersecurity assessment.  EMA consultants will present an overview of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) threats and risks impacting process control and business systems. EMA will discuss the assessment methodology and outputs and recommendations that may emerge from the cybersecurity […]

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  • AMWA Security Committee releases materials from cybersecurity webinar

    On behalf of the AMWA Security Committee, on June 5 EMA consultants presented the webinar, Cybersecurity Assessments for Water Utility CEOs. EMA President and CEO Terry Brueck led the discussion of techniques for conducting cybersecurity assessments, with Directors Jeff Coulson and Bob Reilly assisting with the Q&A session. This webinar is intended to help utilities […]

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  • EMA to Present at ACE 2019

    The AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE19) will be held June 9 through 12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. With the theme, Innovating the Future of Water, new technologies and water sector innovations will be highlighted throughout the conference. EMA will be there attending committee meetings, meeting with industry leaders, and hosting a […]

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  • EMA attends The Utility Management Conference

    Seven EMA team members headed to Nashville earlier this month to attend the 2019 Utility Management Conference. EMA delivered four professional program presentations, attended committee meetings, hosted a client reception at the Hermitage Hotel, and participated in the Young Professionals Summit. EMA addressed some of the conference’s hottest topics in our presentations: Brian Schrantz with […]

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  • Utilities share perspectives on J.D. Power’s survey results

    Everyone has heard of J.D. Power’s customer satisfaction surveys, but what value do utilities see from the company’s survey of residential water utility customers? That is the question EMA’s Martha Rodriguez and Terry Brueck addressed in their article, “Utility Perspectives on J.D. Power’s Market Intelligence,” published in the April 2019 Water Utility Executive. This article […]

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  • Join EMA at UMC 2019!

    The AWWA / WEF Utility Management Conference is one of the most prestigious management conferences available. It’s a great place to connect with other water and wastewater utility professionals while learning about the latest successful management approaches and activities. EMA is excited about our conference participation this year. We’ll be attending sessions and the Young […]

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  • The Water Research Foundation publishes new research on security and communications for intelligent water systems.

    The Water Research Foundation has published its report, “Considerations for Security and Communications for Intelligent Water Systems.” This research project addressed the security risks utilities face associated with a wide range of information sources and their communication protocols. The researchers inventoried and assessed the security risks of these source systems, such as SCADA, AMI/AMR, water […]

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  • Webinar – The Balancing Act Between Business and IT

    IBM® Maximo Enterprise Asset Management can be a powerful tool to help utilities manage their work and assets. To get maximum value from their Maximo projects, utility IT and business unit leaders must be aligned on system and project goals and governance. All too often, that is not the case. Please join EMA Director Brian […]

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  • Bob Daly Talks About Smart Water with the Environmental Business Journal

    EMA’s clients want to understand industry trends and their impacts on utility operations. The Environmental Business Journal® recently reached out to EMA’s Bob Daly to gain some insight into “Smart Water,” today’s buzzword for water utility technology. Click here to read their discussion. Bob Daly is a Practice Group Manager for EMA’s Engineering practice. The […]

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  • EMA Clients and Consultants Share Expertise and Experience at WEFTEC

    EMA staff past and present joined our clients at the WEFTEC technical podium last month. EMA Practice Group Manager Jack Geisenhoff and Columbia (SC) Water Operations Supervisor David Wiman presented Columbia Water Operations: Empowered Employees and Increased Efficiency through Operations Workforce Planning. Jack and David shared how Columbia’s Metro Plant developed and implemented a plan […]

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