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Protection of chemical and water infrastructure

United States. Government Accountability Office.

Protection of chemical and water infrastructure

federal requirements actions of selected facilities, and remaining challenges : report to the Honorable Robert C. Byrd, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate.

by United States. Government Accountability Office.

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Published by U.S. General Accountability Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Air -- Pollution -- Government policy -- United States -- Evaluation.,
    • Water-supply -- Safety measures.,
    • Bioterrorism.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFederal requirements actions of selected facilities, and remaining challenges
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD883 .U5354 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 50 p. ;
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3456052M
      LC Control Number2005379370
      OCLC/WorldCa58959071

      Infrastructure Provision. Critical infrastructure (CI) is an infrastructure sub-category that includes assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, so vital that their failure or destruction would have a debilitating impact on security, government continuity, public health and safety, public confidence, or commerce, for instance. of chemical resistance, low permeability and high strength. Likewise, expertise in concrete and substrate repair serves you well in addressing the. problems of water inflow and infiltration (I&I). To prevent the costly effects of I&I, Sauereisen offers cementitious materials for spot repairs and full surface rehabilitation and sealing.

        The drinking water and wastewater industry share a common interest in security; however, the security and EWS are more advanced in the drinking water sector. This advancement is partially due to the perception that a contamination event would have a more direct impact on a water supply system than on a wastewater by: 3.   Anna M. Doro-on is an engineer with over 12 years professional experience in design, construction, and utility infrastructure projects. She specializes in the development and application of innovative environmental remediation technologies; civil, environmental, and water resources engineering; water and wastewater infrastructure design and rehabilitation; risk assessment and .

      Guidelines for the Physical Security of Wastewater/Stormwater Utilities December Publication of this draft standard for trial use and comment has been approved by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Water Works Association. Distribution of this draft standard for comment shall continue for no longer than six. Chemical Information Resources Section Both faculty and students should have access to the chemical literature. Physical and electronic repositories should include current chemistry and related science periodicals and peerreviewed journals, scientific databases, and other appropriate reference materials, commensurate with the size and nature of the chemistry offerings and the scholarly.


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