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Sector Resilience Report: Water and Wastewater Systems

Topics: Water/Wastewater,

This report provides a general overview of water and wastewater systems and how to make them more resilient. It focuses on dependencies and interdependencies in these systems, and provides some strategies on how to mitigate the risk provided by vulnerabilities to the water sector. Illustrating the interdependencies involved the water sector, the report finds that 75% of the 2,661 sites visited by DHS across all 16 critical infrastructure sectors rely on an external source of water.

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