By ELSTON JOHNSON, An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness, October 04, 2023.
The Water and Wastewater Systems Sector is one of 16 sectors identified as critical infrastructure under the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency. Domestic Preparedness invited a subject matter expert to answer questions about this sector, including how the sector and its interdependencies can affect any community.
Narrated by Bonnie Weidler.
Elston Johnson has more than 25 years of experience in the water industry. His expertise includes drinking water and wastewater permitting, regulatory compliance, and preparedness. Mr. Johnson has worked with all sizes and types of water and wastewater utilities, assisting with the development of emergency response plans and risk assessments as well as providing training on a variety of water security topics. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioenvironmental Sciences from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio.