EPA AND WATERISAC JOINT STATEMENT RE: CONTINUED EMAIL ACCOUNT COMPROMISES

November 29, 2021 During the past year, the FBI has published multiple notifications highlighting the widespread threat of Business Email Compromise (BEC). Likewise, recent sector reports and responses to...

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INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT

November 17, 2021 The U.S. Congress recently passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and it was signed into law by President Biden on November 15, 2021. What does the IIJA mean …...

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EPA GRANT FUNDING FOR RURAL AND SMALL WATER SYSTEMS

October 6, 2021 EPA Announces the Expected Availability of $21.7 Million in Grant Funding to Support Rural and Small Water Systems. Click here to read the complete News Release....

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JETCC’s Fall 2021 Training schedule is available and ready to welcome your registration!

September 21, 2021 Join from  your office, home or most comfortable chair for one of JETCC’s many virtual classes How about an October fall foliage road-trip? Join Jack Berry of Vortex Companies in...

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Maine Board of Environmental Protection Invites Public Comments

August 19, 2021 The Maine Board of Environmental Protection (Board, BEP) invites the public to comment on proposals for changes to existing water quality standards. The Maine Department of Environmental...

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Two Recent Ransomware Attacks in Maine

July 12, 2021 July 8, 2021 To: Water Sector Professionals From: Brian Kavanah, Director, Bureau of Water Quality Re: Cybersecurity Threats to Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Maine The Maine...

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From Anne Neuberger, Dep Asst to the President & Dep Nat’l Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology

July 2, 2021 SUBJECT: What We Urge You To Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware DATE: June 2, 2021 The number and size of ransomware incidents have increased significantly, and strengthening...

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LD 1569 – Committee Amendment “A” Creating a Water Resources Commission to Study Maine’s Water Supply

June 17, 2021 June 17th, 2021 Dear Members, A very dangerous bill is working its way though our legislative body. Its LD 1569. It started out as a bill to tax bottled water. …...

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Wastewater Infrastructure Funds – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

June 14, 2021 June 10, 2021 RE: Wastewater Infrastructure Funds – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Dear Wastewater Professional: This letter is being sent to all DEP wastewater contacts to...

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From the Office of Intelligence and Analysis: Vulnerabilities in Water and Wastewater Systems Networks

May 26, 2021 The Office of Intelligence and Analysis released a seven page report on Malicious Cyber Actors Likely to Continue Exploiting Vulnerabilities in Water and Wastewater Systems Networks on May...

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