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Conduct a Drinking Water or Wastewater Utility Risk Assessment


Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool (VSAT) 6.0

Drinking water and wastewater utilities of all sizes can use VSAT to enhance their security and resiliency. Utilities can:

  • Identify the highest risks to mission-critical operations
  • Find the most cost-effective measures to reduce those risks    

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VSAT Version 6.0 complies with the water sector risk assessment standard and can offer liability protection under the Department of Homeland Security’s Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act program. EPA strongly encourages drinking water and wastewater utility owners and operators to use VSAT 6.0 to conduct or update an all-hazards risk assessment.


VSAT 6.0 Training Videos

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Questions or Comments?
Send us an email at VSATHelp@epa.gov