The US Water Alliance is proud to help lead the sixth annual Infrastructure Week, May 14-21, 2018. Join our Steering Committee (AFL-CIO, American Society of Civil Engineers, Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, Building America’s Future, Business Roundtable, National Association of Manufacturers, Value of Water Campaign, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and more than 300 Affiliates nationwide in telling Congress and the Administration: we can’t afford to keep waiting for fast, | Read more ›
Water Week 2018 will communicate the value of water to environmental protection, to economic development and to job creation – and inspire action. Moving into the second year of the Trump Administration, the effort to elevate water and water infrastructure as a national priority has reached a critical stage. Hosted by leading water sector agencies, this congressional briefing will showcase promising ideas and articulate action plans for achieving a sustainable water future.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Hart Senate Office Building - Room 216
Today, cities across the nation are grappling with significant water challenges from aging infrastructure and poor water quality, to water scarcity or flooding. Not only do these challenges impact public health and quality of life, but they also threaten business growth. Added pressures from a changing climate only exacerbates these challenges, leaving communities more vulnerable to extreme | Read more ›
Water Discovery Day hosted by Alexandria Renew Enterprises
May 6, 2017 10am-2pm, Alexandria, VA
Join us for a day of family-focused community fun! Drop by to get to know your H2O and meet Alexandria’s water transformers. Go behind the water cycle scene at our block party as you explore, learn and create! Register here.
American Water Groundbreaking Event hosted by American Water
May 12, 2017 11am, Indiana, PA
Pennsylvania American Water is embarking on the construction of | Read more ›
America’s infrastructure—from roads and bridges, to water and wastewater systems, to the energy grid and more— is crumbling, inefficient, and inadequately designed to meet 21st century needs. It’s also one of the rare issues that can bridge political parties, forge public/private partnerships, and catalyze leaders from the White House to state houses to city halls. Infrastructure Week is a national week of education and advocacy that brings together leaders and citizens to | Read more ›
Water is essential to everything we do, from the water we need to brush our teeth and make coffee in the morning, to the water farmers need to grow crops, and firefighters need to keep us safe. But the systems that deliver this essential resource are at risk.
Communities across the United States rely on an aging system of water pipes and over 156,000 public water systems that each serve at least 25 people per day. It’s estimated that a water main breaks every two minutes across | Read more ›
ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed and the Department of Watershed Management Commissioner Kishia L. Powell announced “Driller Mike” as the Water Supply Program tunnel boring machine’s name.
Mayor Reed was joined by U.S. Water Alliance Chief Executive Officer Radhika Fox and Atlanta City Councilmembers Andre Dickens, Natalyn Archibong and Felicia Moore during a press conference. The tunnel boring machine, “Driller Mike,” is named after Atlanta rapper and activist Michael “Killer Mike” | Read more ›
Imagine: No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops.
Some communities in America already know how impossible it is to try to go a day without our most precious resource: Water. Join us on September 15, 2016, as we raise awareness and educate America about the value of water.
Imagine A Day Without Water is a national campaign to engage stakeholders, public officials, and the general public about how water is essential, invaluable, and needs investment. On September 15, 2016, hundreds of organizations across the country will host events, author resolutions, take to social media, and more, to show why water is important to our economies, jobs, communities, environment, and daily lives. There are many ways to participate and to educate your stakeholders | Read more ›
WEBINAR: Value of Water Communications Workshop
June 28, 2:00pm
The launch of the Value of Water Communications Bootcamp at the 2016 One Water Summit was wildly successful, so we're bringing to you for the US Water Alliance's June One Water Webinar.
Communicating the value of water and the importance of the often-invisible systems that bring it to and from homes and businesses is challenging. Educating and engaging community stakeholders and winning support from public officials | Read more ›
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