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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

US Water Alliance releases first annual report

US Water Alliance releases first annual report

January 23, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has released its first-ever annual report highlighting the Alliance’s current initiatives and future goals to accelerate the adoption of one water strategies. As a member-supported, national non-profit organization, the US Water Alliance educates the nation about the true value of water and accelerates policies and programsRead More

Hawkins, Story join US Water Alliance board

Hawkins, Story join US Water Alliance board

January 5, 2017 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance announced Thursday that DC Water CEO and General Manager George Hawkins and American Water President and CEO Susan Story, will join its board of directors. Hawkins has served as the CEO and general manager of DC Water since 2009, where he oversees the distribution of drinkingRead More

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US Water Alliance, WE&RF launch commission for non-potable water systems

December 19, 2016 at 11:20 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) launched a National Blue Ribbon Commission for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems. Thirty representatives from municipalities, public health agencies, water utilities, and national organizations will serve on the commission.  As water supplies become more strained, climate change persists and populationsRead More

VoWC announces 3rd annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ campaign

VoWC announces 3rd annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ campaign

December 19, 2016 at 10:34 am 0 comments

The Value of Water Coalition has announced the 3rd annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water‘ campaign will be held on Oct. 12, 2017. In 2016, nearly 500 organizations across the country and thousands of individuals are came together for this annual advocacy day to raise awareness about the critical resource everyRead More

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