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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 >

US Water Alliance and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Launch National Blue Ribbon Commission for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems

December 15, 2016

Public Health and Water Utility Leaders Join Together For First Commission Meeting in San Francisco | More >

US Water Alliance Releases Report Charting New Path for Managing Water across the Country

December 6, 2016

In the Wake of Unprecedented Water Crises in America, Report Outlines Multi-Pronged Strategies for Building a More Sustainable Water Future. | More >

Joint Letter from Water Sector to President-elect Trump

November 21, 2016

The US Water Alliance joined a letter from key water sector organizations to President-elect Trump, communicating that the water sector stands ready to help address our nation’s water challenges and that water investments must be a part of any infrastructure plan that moves forward. | More >

Engineering News-Record: Los Angeles Aims to Unify a Complex Water Infrastructure

November 16, 2016

Years of California drought and other ever-present threats to infrastructure resiliency have spurred the city of Los Angeles to embark on a comprehensive planning effort that city officials and industry observers say is unprecedented in the U.S. in its scale and complexity. If successful, the plan will break down departmental silos and help government agencies and public stakeholders to tackle the city’s many daunting water issues. | More >

Imagine a Day Without Water Press Coverage Reaches 6 Million Listeners and Viewers

September 26, 2016

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 Coalition pitched and secured earned radio and television placements to share our message and spotlight efforts taking place in local communities. On behalf of the coalition, Radhika Fox participated in interviews with 17 local television news programs and 9 radio 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 6 million listeners and viewers across the country, including stations in: Raleigh, NC; Flint, MI; Roanoke, VA; Youngstown, OH; Birmingham, AL; Terre Haute, IN; Las Vegas, NV; Fort Myers, FL; Wichita, KS; Norfolk, VA; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Greensboro, NC; Cleveland, OH; and San Diego, CA.

Check out the clips below.  | More >

Beyond a Buzzword: Exploring New Models of Public-Private Partnerships

August 30, 2016

It’s one of the most frequently used “buzzwords” when it comes to one water: P3. But public-private partnerships that unite public infrastructure projects with private capital are not a new concept. And it is more than just a buzzword.  | More >