The water sector is at the forefront of the climate crisis, seen through an increase in frequency and severity of intense storms, extreme temperatures, flooding, droughts, sea level rise, and saltwater intrusion. We have less than a decade to make meaningful climate progress before greenhouse gas emissions warm the planet enough to set off unprecedented and irreversible impacts. To reach a sustainable and equitable water future, the water sector can and must be part of the climate solution.
Climate Change Features
June 14, 2023 | Blog
Taking Climate Action with Inflation Reduction Act Funding
The water sector is on the front lines of climate change, with climate-related water stress such as floods, droughts,...
March 21, 2022 | Report
Water's Net Zero Plus: A Call to Action for Climate Mitigation
Uniting the US water sector around the Race to Zero Vision.
Latest on Climate Change
December 6, 2023 | Alliance News
US Water Alliance to Lead Project to Advance Climate Action in Water Sector
Project will enable water utilities to quantify climate impacts and measure progress toward net zero.
July 13, 2023 | Blog
What Does it Take to Address Climate-Related Challenges?
In March, we held our second Regional Convening of 2023 in Philadelphia, PA, uniting Water Equity Network cities loca...
November 6, 2022 | Alliance News
The Race to Zero Emissions—US Water Utilities and the Danish Water Technology Alliance, Convene in Denmark on the eve of COP27
Today, ten water utilities from across the US embark upon a five-day greenhouse gas emissions and climate resilience ...
April 28, 2022 | Alliance News
Denmark and the US Join Forces in the Water Sector’s Race to Zero
In the effort to pave the way for Net Zero emissions and a resilient water sector, the US Water Alliance, the Embassy...