Cyber Security Alert

FRWA News,

In light of the recent Iran-U.S. tensions, FRWA is concerned that there is the potential for retaliatory aggression against the U.S. and its global interests. Iran has exercised increasingly sophisticated capabilities to suppress social and political perspectives deemed dangerous to its regime and to target regional and international adversaries. Iran and its proxies and sympathizers have a history of leveraging cyber and physical tactics to pursue national interests, both regionally and here in the United States.

We would like to keep our membership informed on developments as to risks to the systems of Florida.  Please click on the links below for the latest in threats to cyber security.

CISA Releases Emergency Directive and Activity Alert on Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Increased Geopolitical Tensions and Threats


Information on complying with the EPA Risk and Resilience Vulnerablity Assessment Program

Each community water system shall submit to the EPA administrator a certification that the system has conducted an assessment complying with the “Risk and Resilience” Vulnerability Assessment Program. (It is not required that the reports be submitted to the EPA, only that a certified statement that your system has conducted the assessment.) The form is available by clicking here. This link also has the Emergency Response Plan certification statement which requires that this form must be submitted within a 6 month window after submitting the certificate of the risk and resilience vulnerability assessment report.

You may e-mail your signed copy to the EPA at 
mail a signed copy to U.S. EPA at the following address:
U.S. EPA Data Process Center
Atten: AWIA
C/O CGI Federal
12601 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA 22033

For assistance in doing your Risk & Resilience Vulnerability Assessment or the Emergency Response Plan please contact Jim McClaugherty with FRWA on his cell phone at 936-525-9177 or via e-mail at