Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Water defense technology project begins

The earlier posting, I said about the Foods defense against terrorism.. Now this report is the research for Water Defense Technology. Yes not Only Water, Air as well!! The most important is the mental & culture defense for all.

Water defense technology project begins

LIVERMORE, CA � Today, Sandia National Laboratories, CH2M Hill and Tenix Investments Pty. Ltd. announced a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership to develop an unattended water safety system for chemical and bacteria detection in water supplies, according to a news release.

The technology plans to offer detection to unmonitored biological agents such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa, the release said.

"We applaud this first major agreement announced by Sandia to develop technology with such strong potential for homeland security applications," Carol Linden, deputy director of Threat Analysis and Countermeasures for the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Research and Development, said in the release.

According to the release, Tenix, an Australia defense and technology contractor, is working with Englewood, CO-based CH2M Hill, Inc. to develop, pilot and demonstrate an Unattended Water Safety analyzer for use in potable water, reclaimed water and wastewater systems. Read More...

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