The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure Report Release Press Coverage Reaches 6 million listeners

March 31, 2017

On World Water Day, March 22, 2017, the Value of Water Campaign released an economic analysis report that explained the benefits of investing in water infrastructure. To promote the release of the paper, Value of Water Campaign Executive Director Radhika Fox participated in a radio tour, conducting more than 16 interviews with national and regional outlets from coast to coast, reaching an audience of more than 6 million listeners through over 2,000 airplays. ​In print, the report was covered by publications across the country. Additionally, a bipartisan group of Senators signed an op-ed supporting increasing water infrastructure investment, citing the report. ​

Check out the full list clips below.

Print

The Hill: Making water infrastructure a priority – by Sen. Barrasso, Sen. Inhofe, Sen. Carper, and Sen. Cardin,

Huffington Post: Rural Americans’ Drinking Water At Stake With Trump Budget Cuts

Public News Service: Water Report: Nation Has Lot to Learn from Milwaukee

Public News Service: Advocates Push for Big Federal Investment in Water Infrastructure

Business Wire: New Study Confirms American Waters Infrastructure Investment Has Direct Economic Benefit and Creates High-Quality Jobs

Concrete Products: Report measures billions in gains, losses tied to water infrastructure investment

Water World: Utility leaders elevate water infrastructure at AWWA event on Capitol Hill

Water Finance & Management: Report: Closing investment gap would create jobs, spur economy

Radio

24/7 News Network - Nationwide

CBS Radio - Nationwide, broadcast on the affiliate stations below

     WTOP-FM - Washington DC

     WTMJ-AM - Milwaukee

     WCCO-AM - Minneapolis

     KMOX-AM - St. Louis

     WBZ-AM - Boston 

     WBBM-AM - Chicago

     KRLD-AM - Dallas

     KYW-AM - Philadelphia

North Carolina News Network – North Carolina

Ohio News Network ​- Ohio

Public News Service - Affiliates in FL, GA, NC, SC, AL, TN, PA, MI, OH, IN, KY, WI

Sirius XM Radio The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley - Nationwide 

WCMU-FM Morning Magazine​ - Wisconsin

WEOL-AM Morning Show​ - Ohio

WKZO-AM ​- Michigan

WIBC-FM ​- Indiana

WLPR-FM ​- Indiana

WMGS-FM ​- Pennsylvania

WPHM-AM ​- Michigan

WTKF-FM ​- North Carolina