Frequent Questions

After we completed the vulnerability assessment for our water system, we decided to upgrade our facility. Where can I find information regarding products designed to increase security?

EPA has developed a series of security product guides to assist water treatment plant operators and utility managers in reducing risks from, and providing protection against, possible natural disasters and intentional terrorist attacks. The guides provide information on a variety of products available to enhance physical and electronic security, such as gates, manhole locks, computer firewalls, and remote monitoring systems. The product guides are available at
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