Utility infrastructure is the backbone of the economy.  If precious utilities, such as water and electric, cease to operate, then the entire economy will come to a screeching halt.  Cyber-attack threats are on the rise, but utilities face threats to their physical infrastructure.  The utility infrastructure consists of poles, wires, substations, transformers, water treatment plants, finished water pump stations, and generating facilities. The majority of physical-security threats to electric infrastructure, such as copper theft, have been known for years.  Whereas, the threats to the water supply has increased since 9/11.

Power and water utilities continually face the challenge of locating affordable and effective security solutions to protect assets and personnel. Facilities must actively monitor and respond to theft, unauthorized intrusions, safety events and potential terrorist activities. The ability to monitor a wide range of events over a vast area in varied weather conditions, while accurately identifying potential threats and reacting, is a complicated scenario.  The prevention of intrusion by a vehicle can be prevented by installing one of our bollard or barrier products.  For example, without installing safety barriers around the premises of utility facility, an inattentive or reckless driver could easily lose control and hit your site, resulting in a dangerous liability for employees and pedestrians walking by.  By installing steel protective bollards or barriers were needed around your facility, you’ll be able to keep employees, visitors, and passersby’s safe from a harmful accident or even a terrorist attack.

The main objective of physical security, designed by ARMR a division of BBRSS, is to protect the assets and facilities of the organization. BBRSS provides comprehensive physical security solutions to help protect our vulnerable utility  buildings and facilities.  Call to today to find out more (800)367-0387.