Cyberattack Disrupt Operations at North Texas Water Utility

December 3, 2023


A water utility in North Texas is dealing with a cybersecurity incident that caused operational issues. North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) provides wholesale water, wastewater and solid waste management services to more than 13 cities in the state. Alex Johnson, director of communications for NTMWD, told Recorded Future News that they recently detected a cyberattack affecting their business computer network.

“Most of our business network has been restored. Our core water, wastewater, and solid waste services to our Member Cities and Customers have not been impacted by this incident. We continue to provide those services as usual,” Johnson said. “Our phone system was also affected by this incident, and we hope to have it back online this week.

Incident Date

November 28, 2023

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source