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1998-03-11 11:19:03


Water and Sewer Systems at Risk



Welsh public utility officials are worried about problems in 2000. A big one is water. Embedded chips are installed in many systems.

This appeared in COMPUTERWEEKLY NEWS (March 5).

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Water companies are drawing up contingency plans to prevent supplies being hit by the date bug. Water and sewage treatment plants contain hundreds of embedded systems, controlling everything from hardware to the programmable logic controllers that supervise the plant's operations.


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