Alex Terlecky: Article History

August 13, 2021

Turning Waste(water) Into a Resource

Although turning wastewater into potable water is expensive, arid areas that are facing a drought may need to turn to this method in order to meet demand.

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August 11, 2021

EV Battery Fires Challenge Fire Departments

With over one million electric and plug-in cars driving in the US, fire departments and first responders need to be prepared for dealing with a lithium-ion battery fire.

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May 26, 2021

All-In on Health, Safety and Wellness

Our latest Safety Hero – Jason Bordner of Southgate Water and Sanitation. Jason’s dual roles as Technical Support Specialist and Health and Safety Officer for Southgate make him uniquely positioned to oversee safety in this district.

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May 25, 2021

Flood Zones and Spring Thaw

When spring thaw begins, it may lead to flooding, landslides, debris flows, and even dam failure. For property owners, knowledge of the warning signs, adequate preparation, and emergency planning can make the difference between a total loss and keeping your head above water.

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May 23, 2021

Environmental Pollution and Your Liability

Avoid environmental pollution by keeping an eye on water reservoirs both above and below ground.

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May 16, 2021

Fighting Megafires

Fighting the East Troublesome fire, and indications for Colorado’s future fire seasons. Featuring an interview with Grand Fire’s Assistant Chief.

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January 25, 2021

In the Midst of a Ransomware Attack

How one of our member districts, Roxborough Water and Sanitation, defeated a Ransomware attack. Also featuring a few CSD Pool resources for members to enhance and support your cybersecurity defenses.

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January 24, 2021

Staying Cyber-secure While Remote

Working from home has become the new norm and requires additional cyber security considerations. Here are some best practices to help keep your home office as cyber-secure as the actual one.

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January 22, 2021

Safety Hero: Leading the Charge

Walter Mack lays the foundation for Cherokee Metro‚Äôs safety culture. Be sure to nominate your own district’s safety hero for recognition in the Risk Management Review.

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January 20, 2021

Unlocking Ransomware: Options, Outcomes, and Ethics

With our members providing a range of necessary public services that include water and wastewater treatment, health, fire and emergency services, parks and recreation, and more, public entities form high profile targets for cybercriminals who are aware of their vulnerabilities and ready to exploit them. This article features best practices for board members when dealing with ransomware.

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