State of the Nation: Critical Infrastructure 2009

Critical infrastructure is essential to modern life. It provides us with clean water, electricity and heating for our homes, roads, railways, airports and more. It's at the heart of what makes our society function.

Essential infrastructure for society
Essential infrastructure for society

Infrastructure assets are critical to wider national networks, and provide the UK with:

  • Power
  • Clean water
  • Airports
  • Motorways

Without infrastructure we could not go about our daily lives. This report addresses the main threats to our infrastructure - system failure, climate change and terrorism - and outlines recommendations to mitigate their impact.

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