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On Tap In Washington - December, 2017

Scott Berry US Water Alliance | November 28, 2017

A new regular installment on our US Water Alliance blog, where our Washington, DC office will break down what is happening in Washington and how changes on Capitol Hill may affect water resources and regulation across the country.  | More >

WaterBuild: Where Green Buildings and Water Collide

Suzi Warren, US Water Alliance | November 28, 2017

Every year the US Green Building Council brings together 20,000 green building professionals from around the world for the largest green building conference and expo in the world.  For the last two years, they have turned their sights on water, and created WaterBuild; a full day pre-conference summit dedicated to discussing water. | More >

Students Write about Imagine a Day Without Water

Megan Demit, US Water Alliance | October 30, 2017

For Imagine a Day Without Water, US Water Alliance member American Water partnered with Washington Heights Elementary School to host an essay-writing contest on the topic of “A Day Without Water.” Click to read the three winning essays!  | More >

Imagine a Day Without Water Art Gallery

Megan Demit, US Water Alliance | October 24, 2017

Several organizations around the country hosted art and coloring contests for Imagine a Day Without Water. Click to see the winning entries! | More >

What Would a Day Without Water Be Like? Students Reflect on Imagine a Day Without Water

Megan Demit, US Water Alliance | October 19, 2017

For Imagine a Day Without Water, US Water Alliance member SUEZ partnered with Hooper Elementary School in Toms River, NJ to host an essay-writing contest on the topic of “A Day Without Water.” Click to read the three winning essays! | More >

Blog from ASCE: Imagine a Day Without Water

Caitlin Hone, American Society of Civil Engineers | October 12, 2017

Value of Water Campaign supporter ASCE, whose 2017 Infrastructure Report Card graded the nation's water and wastewater infrastructure at a "D," explains the critical need for investment in our water infrastructure. Read about the work ASCE is doing to make water a priority on the local, state, and federal levels. | More >

Imagine a Day Without Water

Radhika Fox, CEO, US Water Alliance | October 11, 2017

Of all the devastating images and discouraging news that came out of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, one nagging stat was both hard to fathom and hard for television media to convey through pictures: millions of Americans were living without water service.  | More >

When an Island Becomes a Desert: A Real Life Day(s) Without Water

Danielle Mayorga, The Value of Water Campaign | October 9, 2017

This week, nearly 700 organizations across the country will participate in Imagine a Day Without Water, a national day of education and awareness about the value of water and the important role of water and wastewater infrastructure. Millions of Americans will try to imagine a day without water to brush their teeth, bathe their children, grow their produce, or make their coffee. Meanwhile, millions living in Puerto Rico don’t have to imagine a day without water. They are living it; and have been for weeks. | More >

Imagine a Day Without Water (and Water Infrastructure)

Amber Wilson, Communications Specialist, American Water Works Association | October 8, 2017

There is growing consensus that our water infrastructure is in need of investment, and the price tag of repair will be high. But there are some signs of progress. | More >

Think Globally, Act Locally to Spark Interest in a One Water Future

Sarah Crawford, Community Educator, Hampton Roads Sanitation District | October 3, 2017

If we want our communities to value water, we need to get better at communicating its value. Learn ways to inspire current and future generations to care about protecting our most valuable resource. | More >