Innovation in Action: 21st Century Water Infrastructure Solutions

Nov 20, 2019 at 5:00pm

WaterNow Alliance

“Innovation in Action: 21st Century Water Infrastructure Solutions,” is a  WaterNow Alliance paper that outlines innovative pathways to a sustainable water future. It reviews state-of-the-art advancements in local water management, and examines forward-thinking strategies that are addressing drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater issues in cities and counties across the country and making them more resilient.

This paper examines 13 programs in 12 cities and 9 states and finds noteworthy gains in each test case from investments in smart, efficient distributed water infrastructure. Our analysis shows that a new set of strategies – onsite, localized and distributed across communities – to be viable, sustainable, affordable and equitable solutions to water management challenges.

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