National Incident Management System (NIMS) Updated in December 2008
NIMS provides a systematic, proactive approach to helping government departments and agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector work together to prevent, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity, in order to reduce environmental harm and the loss of life and property. View pdf . Visit NIMS website.
National Infrastructure Protection Plan Updated
The National Infrastructure Protection Plan provides the unifying structure for the integration of a wide range of efforts for enhanced protection and resiliency of the nation's critical infrastructure key resources (CIKR) into a single national program. The Plan was most recently updated in January 2009. Download pdf or visit the NIPP website.
U.S. EPA Water Security Webpage
Resources for water utilities, state and local governments, public health officials, and many others.
US Department of Homeland Security
Homeland security information, including resources on protecting our infrastructure (look under Research and Technology).
Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC)
ISAC refers to a formal information technology communication system designed to inform staff who are concerned with critical infrastructures.
Centers for Disease Control - Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response
Current information on public health threats.
U.S. Fire Administration Critical Infrastructure Protection Information Center
Dedicated to ensuring the protection of the nation's infrastructure, including water and wastewater systems.
Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation
Free to WEF Members! To receive free access, create an account on the Ingenta website using your WEF member number.