Nine Associations Send Letter to EPA Administrators Requesting Withdrawal of Cybersecurity Memorandum

On Wednesday, January 25, nine associations representing water and wastewater systems and local elected officials sent a letter (below) to EPA Administrator Regan asking for withdrawal of the Agency’s “Memorandum to State Drinking Water Agencies on Public Water System Cybersecurity” that is currently under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The letter details several legal, procedural, and policy concerns that drinking water utilities have regarding the imposition of cybersecurity requirements through the Sanitary Survey Program and offers an alternative process for collaboration to achieve the goal of improved cybersecurity.

Joint Association Letter to EPA on Cybersecurity 2023.01.25