Report focuses on water equity and infrastructure in Great Lakes region

March 7, 2018

The U.S. Water Alliance, in a report released today, called for government at all levels to focus investment on water infrastructure with an emphasis on water equity related to economically disadvantaged communities in the Great Lakes region. | More >

Words On Water: Tony Parrott on a Utility’s Economic Impact

February 28, 2018

Tony Parrott, Executive Director of Louisville County Metropolitan Sewer District joins WEF to discuss the economic impact of investing in water infrastructure on their podcast channel.  | More >

ArtPlace America and US Water Alliance Announce a New Partnership to Deploy Arts and Cultural Strategies to Advance Solutions to Our Nation's Water Challenges

February 16, 2018

ArtPlace America and the US Water Alliance launch a new partnership that will bring together water experts and arts and cultural leaders to foster collaboration on our nation's thorniest water challenges.  | More >

Seven Ideas for Fixing Water in the United States

January 17, 2018

The U.S. Water Alliance heard from 500 people in the water sector about the nation’s water challenges and solutions and distilled conversations down to seven key ideas.  | More >

ARCHITECT: On the Progress and Promise of Water Reuse

January 8, 2018

Building codes and regulations are changing—slowly—to accommodate systems that support the capture and reuse of graywater and blackwater. | More >

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announced the formation of a new, bipartisan Congressional Infrastructure Caucus to focus on investment in the nation’s outdated roads, bridges, rails, airports, transit, wastewater systems, and drinking water.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 >