For the first time in years, water has become a predominant issue in our nation’s consciousness. With the twin challenges of the ongoing crisis in Flint and the drought in the West, legislators are introducing bills at an unprecedented pace to address our pressing water infrastructure needs. The Water Sector has the unique opportunity to make our case that the importance of water should be on a par with, or even higher than, other infrastructure sectors. Here are some facts on why we must work together for our clean water future:
Now is the time for all utilities to stand together and ensure our federal policymakers are hear our stories. We must ensure that we, as a community, are making a compelling case that will raise the importance of water to a level on par with – or even higher than – other infrastructure sectors. We look forward to seeing you in Washington during Water Week!