"Investing in our water infrastructure is essential to the future growth
of our country. It not only ensures the public has access to clean,
safe, reliable water, but also creates jobs and provides for continued
economic prosperity," said
The VoW report released today provides a framework for understanding the
economic impact of how investments in our nation's water infrastructure
affect economic growth and employment. The report, "The Economic
Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure," was shared at a briefing
American Water plans to invest more than
"Investments in our infrastructure prove their value every day. From projects to replace water mains, pipelines, and hydrants, and the installation of advanced metering technology to help reduce water leaks, to enhanced treatment capabilities improving efficiency and reliability, the investments we've made ensure that we are well positioned to continue to meet customer needs in the communities that rely on us," said Lynch. "American Water has proactively invested in needed system improvements, and it is reassuring to see the research that supports the return on economic investment."
The Value of Water Campaign educates and inspires the nation about how water is essential, invaluable, and in need of investment. Spearheaded by top leaders in the water industry, the Value of Water Campaign is building public and political will for investment in America's water infrastructure.
American Water is a supporter of the Value of Water Campaign. Read the full report here.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and
most geographically diverse
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Source: American Water
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