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Esty Announces Creation of New Bipartisan Congressional Infrastructure Caucus

October 27, 2017

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced the formation of a new, bipartisan Congressional Infrastructure Caucus to focus on investment in the nation’s outdated roads, bridges, rails, airports, transit, wastewater systems, and drinking water.  | More >

Imagine a Day Without Water Press Coverage Reaches 4.5 Million Listeners and Viewers

October 23, 2017

The third annual Imagine a Day Without Water was covered extensively in print and broadcast outlets across the country, helping us elevate the importance of water and wastewater infrastructure in America. The Value of Water Campaign secured earned radio and television placements to share our message and spotlight efforts taking place in local communities. Campaign Director Radhika Fox participated in interviews with 25 local radio and televison news programs to discuss the condition and importance of water and wastewater infrastructure, and highlight the challenges faced by local communities. Collectivley, these placements reached more than 4.5 million listeners and viewers across the country. 

Check out the clips below.  | More >

Collaborative Approach Proposed for Reducing Nutrient Pollution in Nation’s Waterways

October 11, 2017

A Collaborative Approach Proposed for Addressing Pressing Problem of Nutrient Overload across Mississippi Basin Communities
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US Water Alliance Celebrates 2017 US Water Prize Winners

June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 – New Orleans – The US Water Alliance last night awarded the US Water Prize to: Aurora Water, for its Prairie Waters program; Kohler, for its water sustainability efforts; and, Change the Course, for its national freshwater restoration campaign. This year, the Alliance added two new categories to the US Water Prize, Outstanding Journalism on the Value of Water and Outstanding Public Official. Those awards were given to Mark Schleifstein, for his decades of reporting on water and the environment at the New Orleans Times-Picayune, and Adam Putnam, for his work as Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. | More >

US Water Alliance Releases New National Paper on Equitable Water Management

June 6, 2017

The Most Comprehensive Compendium to Date on Water Challenges Facing Vulnerable Communities and Promising Solutions to Forge Progress | More >

Water Research Foundation Joins National Blue Ribbon Commission for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems as National Partner

April 26, 2017

Water Research Foundation joins US Water Alliance and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation | More >

US Water Alliance Opens Nominations for 2017 US Water Prize

January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 - Washington, DC - Today, the US Water Alliance 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 pre-eminent national recognition program for exemplary efforts to secure a sustainable water future for all. | More >

US Water Alliance Releases Its First Annual Report

January 18, 2017

2016 was a remarkable year for the US Water Alliance. Guided by a restructured board of directors and new Chief Executive Officer, the organization has developed a three­-year strategy and aligned it's programming around that vision. A surge in new members and financial supporters—coupled with new staff with diverse backgrounds and expertise—has enabled us to expand our capacity to take on projects that address the most critical water issues facing the nation. | More >

US Water Alliance Announces Partnership With Water for People

January 5, 2017

Read the signed MOU here. | More >

George Hawkins and Susan Story to Join US Water Alliance Board of Directors

January 5, 2017

Washington, DC - January 5, 2017 - The US Water Alliance, a national organization dedicated to advancing a sustainable water future for all, announced today that DC Water CEO and General Manager George Hawkins and American Water President and CEO Susan Story, will join its board of directors. | More >