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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

Poll: 88 percent of Americans want more federal investment in water

Poll: 88 percent of Americans want more federal investment in water

April 23, 2018 at 11:12 am 0 comments

The Value of Water Campaign recently released the results from its third annual national poll demonstrating steadfast bipartisan support for water infrastructure, irrespective of the cost. The results are in and 88 percent of Americans voters agree: Now is the time to invest in the nation’s water infrastructure. The pollRead More

US Water Alliance launches ‘arts and cultural strategies’ to advance water solutions

US Water Alliance launches ‘arts and cultural strategies’ to advance water solutions

February 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance and ArtPlace America have launched a partnership that will bring water experts together with arts and cultural leaders to foster collaboration on the nation’s toughest water challenges. Long-term trends like population growth, economic development, changing weather patterns, new energy supply strategies, growing income inequality and theRead More

Can One Water Programs Do More with Less?

Can One Water Programs Do More with Less?

August 14, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

A Look at the Financial Advantages of the One Water Approach By Neil Grigg, Alexander Maas & Theresa Connor Integrated “one water” programs can help cities overcome barriers, extract greater returns from infrastructure investments and increase livability. As a big tent to house different activities, one water offers to facilitate aRead More

2017 US Water Prize winners announced

2017 US Water Prize winners announced

June 28, 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has awarded the 2017 US Water Prize to five recipients: Aurora Water; Kohler; ‘Change the Course,’ a national freshwater restoration campaign; Mark Schleifstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune; and Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. This year, the US Water Alliance added two new categories toRead More

US Water Alliance releases paper on equitable water management

US Water Alliance releases paper on equitable water management

June 9, 2017 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance recently released a comprehensive briefing paper on the connections between water management and vulnerable communities living in America. Water challenges are often considered in the context of failing infrastructure or environmental pollution. An Equitable Water Future offers a robust analysis of the often-overlooked human dimension ofRead More

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

April 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

 By Cindy Wallis-Lage   Water is both a resource and a challenge. As an optimist — a trait I think I share with many water leaders — I see opportunities and potential solutions when I look at challenges facing the water industry. Leaders in any field tend to have specialRead More

Report: Closing investment gap would create jobs, spur economy

Report: Closing investment gap would create jobs, spur economy

March 22, 2017 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

In a new report released Wednesday by the Value of Water Campaign, an economic impact analysis examines how investments in the nation’s water infrastructure affect economic growth and employment. The report, “The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure” was shared for the first time as part of a WorldRead More

Water sector reacts to report card grades

Water sector reacts to report card grades

March 13, 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

Last week, the American Society of Civil Engineers released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, with many segments and sectors of the nation’s infrastructure received near-failing grades, including drinking water and wastewater systems. The 2017 report card graded drinking water a D and wastewater a D+. The US Water Alliance releasedRead More

Nominations due March 8 for US Water Prize

Nominations due March 8 for US Water Prize

January 30, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has opened nominations for the 2017 US Water Prize. Awarded on an annual basis, the US Water Prize celebrates outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable solutions to our nation’s water challenges. It is the preeminent national recognition program for exemplary efforts to secure a sustainable waterRead More