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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

US Water Alliance releases report on U.S. water access challenges

US Water Alliance releases report on U.S. water access challenges

November 25, 2019 at 9:24 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has released a new report in partnership with DigDeep and Michigan State University focusing on water access, titled Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States: A National Action Plan. Over the last three years, the US Water Alliance has been working to understand howRead More

Water Alliance announces 2019 US Water Prize winners

Water Alliance announces 2019 US Water Prize winners

September 18, 2019 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has announced the recipients of its 2019 US Water Prize. The honorees this year are: Camden SMART, EJ Water Cooperative, City of Cedar Rapids, Greenprint Partners, American Public Media & Great Lakes Today and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The US Water Prize is recognized as aRead More

Poll shows widespread voter support for bipartisan investment in water

Poll shows widespread voter support for bipartisan investment in water

April 22, 2019 at 8:45 am 0 comments

Earlier this month the Value of Water Campaign released the results from its fourth annual national poll to gauge U.S. voter opinions on water infrastructure. The poll found continual, significant bipartisan support for water infrastructure investments: 85 percent of American voters support increasing federal water infrastructure investment. The need for capital waterRead More

Deadline for nominations extended for 2019 US Water Prize

Deadline for nominations extended for 2019 US Water Prize

March 22, 2019 at 11:43 am 0 comments

The deadline for nominations for the 2019 US Water Prize has been extended to Friday, April 26. Awarded on an annual basis by the US Water Alliance, the US Water Prize celebrates outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable, integrated and inclusive solutions to the nation’s water challenges. It is the preeminentRead More

New report highlights benefits of utility consolidation

New report highlights benefits of utility consolidation

March 11, 2019 at 8:53 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance and the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina have released a new report titled Strengthening Utilities through Consolidation: The Financial Impact. The report synthesizes the financial impacts of consolidating water utility service by looking at the real-world, diverse experiences of eight communities fromRead More

What did the midterm election results mean for water?

What did the midterm election results mean for water?

January 4, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

By Scott Berry This year’s midterm elections had the highest turnout in a half century, with 49 percent of the population voting for candidates at the national, state and local level. In the U.S. House of Representatives, control flipped with Democrats poised to pick up nearly 40 seats. In theRead More

2018 US Water Prize recipients announced

2018 US Water Prize recipients announced

July 23, 2018 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has announced the recipients of its 2018 US Water Prize. This prestigious annual award celebrates outstanding achievements in the advancement of sustainable, integrated and inclusive solutions to water management challenges. This year’s winners are: Public Sector Winner Hampton Roads Sanitation District for its SWIFT Project Hampton Roads SanitationRead More