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American Water Works Association, 1995.  Emergency Planning for Water Utilities. Video catalog #64068.

Associated Press. 2003a. Water Targeted, Magazine Reports. Associated Press, May 29, New York. 

Associated Press. 2003b. Incendiary Devices Placed at Michigan Water Plant. Associated Press, September 25. New York. 

Associated Press. 2006. Explosion at Water Line Affects Potable Water Supply to Sri Lankan Capital. Associated Press, December 7. New York.

British Broadcasting Company (BBC). China Salesman “Poisoned Water.” BBC News, October 6.

Brosnan, T., ed. 1999. Early Warning Monitoring to Detect Hazardous Events in Water Supplies. Risk Science Institute Workshop Report. Washington D.C.: International life Sciences Institute.

Chelyshev, A. 1992. Terrorists Poison Water in Turkish Army Cantonment. Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS), March 29, Moscow.

Congressional Research Service (CRS). 2005. Terrorism and Security Issues Facing the Water Infrastructure Sector. CRS Report for Congress. The Library of Congress, April 25. Washington D.C.

Daily Times. 2009. Multan Suspends Water Supply From Tanks Amid Poisoning Fears. Daily Times (Pakistan), November 12. 

Dugal, J. 1999. Guadalajara Gas Explosion Disaster. Disaster Recovery Jour., 5(3).

Falkenrath, R.A., R.D. Newman, and B.A. Thayer. 1998. America’s Achilles’ Heel; Biological and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Financial Times Global Water Report (FTGWR). 1999. Zambia: Water Cutoff. FTGWR, March 19.

Hoover, J.E. 1941. Water Supply Facilities and National Defense. Jour. AWWA, 33(11):1861.

Keefe, R. 2006. Security Lacking in Networks Controlling Critical Infrastructures. Austin American Statesman, Oct. 2.

Khan, A., D. Swerdlow, and D. Juranek. 2001. Precautions against Biological and Chemical Terrorism Directed at Food and Water Supplies. Public Health Rep., 116:3. 


Kroll, D.J. 2005. Securing Our Water Supply: Protecting a Vulnerable Resource. Tulsa, Okla.: PennWell.

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Proctor, M., K. Blair, and J. Davis. 1998. Surveillance Data for Waterborne Illness Detection: An Assessment Following a Massive Waterborne Outbreak of Cryptosporidium Infection. Epidemiol. Infect., 120, 43. 

Purver, R. 1995. Chemical and Biological Terrorism: The Threat According to the Open Literature. Canadian Security Intelligence Service (unclassified). Toronto, Ont., Canada. 

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Scharfenaker, M. 2006. Battered New Orleans. Jour. AWWA, 98(1):18.

States, S., J. Carroll, G. Cyprych, K. Hayes, J. Kuchta, M. Little, A. Pyle, M. Stoner, C. Westbrook, and L. Casson. 2008.  An Accidental Contamination Event in the Pittsburgh Drinking Water Distribution System.  Proc. 2008 AWWA Water Security Congress. Denver Colo.: AWWA. 

Tierney, J., and R.F. Worth. 2003. Attacks in Iraq may be Signals of New Tactics. New York Times. August 18.

Time Magazine. May 4 and May 11, 1992.

Tucker, J.B. 2000. Toxic Terror: Assessing Terrorist Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. 

Wall Street Journal. 2008. Pakistan Arrests 5 Suspected of Planning Cyanide Attack. Wall Street Journal, January 19. 

Waterman, S. 2003. Al-Qaida Threat to US Water Supply. United Press International, May 28. 

Yardley, J. 2005. Rural Water Worries Persist After Chinese Chemical Spill. New York Times, November 27.