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US Water Alliance releases new report on water shutoffs

US Water Alliance releases new report on water shutoffs

November 30, 2022 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Some water utilities had as many as 40,000 unpaid accounts during the COVID-19 pandemic The US Water Alliance has released a new report on the practice and effect of water shutoffs due to nonpayment. The report, titled The Path to Universally Affordable Water Access: Guiding Principles for the Water Sector,Read More

US Water Alliance hosts 8th annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’

US Water Alliance hosts 8th annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’

October 20, 2022 at 11:16 am 0 comments

More than 1,000 organizations participate in the national day of action Last Thursday, thousands of individuals from across 38 states joined numerous organizations and communities in commemorating the eighth annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” National Day of Action, which provides education and advocacy on the importance of access toRead More

Water, wastewater systems recognized by Utility of the Future Today program

Water, wastewater systems recognized by Utility of the Future Today program

October 5, 2022 at 6:15 am 0 comments

The forward-thinking initiatives of 34 water utilities are being recognized by the Water Environment Federation and other organizations as Utilities Of The Future Today as they reimagine partnerships and community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy and nutrients. The Utility of the Future Today recognitionRead More

2022 US Water Prize winners announced

2022 US Water Prize winners announced

September 14, 2022 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has announced the winners of its eleventh annual US Water Prize. The US Water Prize recognizes individuals and organizations that are driving innovation in the water sector and imagining new possibilities in water. This year, eight individuals and organizations were selected for their work to forwardRead More

Annual poll reveals voter confidence in water infrastructure diminishing

Annual poll reveals voter confidence in water infrastructure diminishing

April 27, 2022 at 8:55 am 0 comments

The Value of Water Campaign released the results of its seventh annual national poll: The Value of Water Index. The poll annually tracks voters’ opinions and concerns around water infrastructure, climate, the environment and other water issues. This year, the poll also asked questions about the recently passed Bipartisan InfrastructureRead More

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