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  • Sharon Peters of EMA explains the impacts of digital trends on the workforce means employees will be valued for "human skills"– critical thinking, social intelligence, etc. #TISWorkforce pic.twitter.com/FVd7TXulX8 — Water Environment Federation (@WEForg) August 9, 2019

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  • NACWA Utility Leadership Conference July 16 – 19 in Minneapolis

    EMA executives will attend the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Utility Leadership Conference July 16 to 19 at the Loews Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With the theme Building a Network of Influence: Utility Executive Leadership in a Changing World, the Utility Leadership Conference is an excellent venue for water utility management to connect […]

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  • EMA Consultants to Present on Conducting Cyber Risk Assessments under AWIA: A WaterISAC Webinar Series

    The America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 requires water utilities to conduct risk and resiliency assessments and update them every five years. WaterISAC will host a series of three webinars to provide utilities with guidance on conducting their assessments. Jeff Coulson will present the first webinar introducing the cybersecurity assessment process on Wednesday, July 17, […]

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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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