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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

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