SAFEWATER - innovative tools for the detection and mitigation of CBRN related contamination events of drinking water
The safety and or security of drinking water can be threatened by natural disasters, accidents or malevolent attacks. The European FP7 project SAFEWATER aims at developing a comprehensive event detection and event management solution for drinking water security management and mitigation against major deliberate, accidental or natural CBRN related contaminations. New cost-effective C, B, and RN sensors will be developed. An innovative concept with a broad network of low-cost sensors - ""domestic sensors"" (complementary to a set of sensors in strategic locations) will be developed. A technology platform will be provide which is able to capture and analyze the data collected by the sensors and from other information systems and give a full overview of the crisis to the responders by means of online look-ahead simulations to efficiently manage potential crises. For testing the SAFEWATER solution it will be integrated with on utility-partners' information systems.