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US Water Alliance names new CEO

US Water Alliance names new CEO

July 30, 2021 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has named Seattle Public Utilities chief Mami Hara as the organization’s next CEO. Hara will fill the top position at the US Water Alliance after Radhika Fox departed the organization earlier this year to become assistant administrator of the U.S. EPA’s Office of Water. Hara currentlyRead More

Senate confirms Fox to lead EPA’s Office of Water

Senate confirms Fox to lead EPA’s Office of Water

June 17, 2021 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

The Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Radhika Fox as the new Assistant Administrator for Water at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Her nomination was confirmed by a vote of 55-43. Fox served as CEO of the nonprofit US Water Alliance since 2015 until she was nominated by PresidentRead More

Nominations open for 2021 US Water Prize

Nominations open for 2021 US Water Prize

January 25, 2021 at 9:37 am 1 comment

The US Water Alliance has announced that the nomination process for US Water Prize 2021 is now open. Awarded on an annual basis, the US Water Prize celebrates outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable, integrated, and inclusive solutions to our nation’s water challenges. The Alliance promotes the Water Prize asRead More

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Radhika Fox appointed to lead EPA’s Office of Water

January 22, 2021 at 10:17 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the selection of US Water Alliance CEO Radhika Fox as the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water. Fox was a Day One Presidential Appointee in the Biden-Harris Administration. She will serve as the Acting Assistant Administrator for Water. “It isRead More

How Will Water Affordability be Defined for the Next 20 Years?

How Will Water Affordability be Defined for the Next 20 Years?

December 9, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The EPA has a chance to listen and implement water industry leaders’ recommendations on affordability using new data, methods, metrics and digital technologies. Here’s a review of submitted comments to the EPA on its proposed affordability guidance updates.  By Greg Baird In the United States, the water affordability paradigm isRead More

New community benchmark on water infrastructure resilience released

New community benchmark on water infrastructure resilience released

December 4, 2020 at 10:43 am 0 comments

The Alliance for National and Community Resilience (ANCR) released the third of its Community Resilience Benchmarks — the water benchmark, which addresses resilience of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems. ANCR’s Community Resilience Benchmarks (CRBs) support communities in assessing their resilience and developing strategies for improvement. These benchmarks take aRead More

‘Imagine a Day Without Water’ advocacy day returns this week

‘Imagine a Day Without Water’ advocacy day returns this week

October 19, 2020 at 9:42 am 0 comments

The sixth annual ‘Imagine a Day Without Water,’ advocacy day is returning this Wednesday, Oct. 21, with likely thousands of individuals, companies and organizations expected to take part in highlighting the importance of water and the need for investment. Imagine a Day Without Water is a national education campaign thatRead More

New report offers grim details on underinvestment in U.S. water infrastructure

New report offers grim details on underinvestment in U.S. water infrastructure

August 26, 2020 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

A new economic study finds that cost of water and wastewater failures will be significantly higher in 20 years for American households. According to the new report released last week by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Value of Water Campaign, the United States is underinvesting in itsRead More

US Water Alliance honors 2020 Water Prize winners

US Water Alliance honors 2020 Water Prize winners

August 25, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance recently held a virtual ceremony to commemorate the recipients of the 2020 US Water Prize. The US Water Prize is recognized as a prestigious award across the water community that celebrates outstanding work in changing how water is viewed, valued and managed. Awards are given inRead More

Poll: 84 percent of Americans want investment in water

Poll: 84 percent of Americans want investment in water

April 28, 2020 at 10:30 am 0 comments

A new poll by the Value of Water Campaign released today shows that 84 percent of American voters want state and federal leaders to invest in water infrastructure. The near-unanimous support amid the COVID-19 pandemic reveals that voters value water and want elected officials to prioritize investing in infrastructure —Read More