water crisis

February 1, 2018

U.S. Water Alliance’s Big Idea #3 for Rebuilding Nation’s Water Infrastructure

As part of the U.S. Water Alliance’s 7 BIG Ideas for better managing water resources in the U.S., here is Big Idea 3.  (Reposted from U.S. Water Alliance).  CEO, Radhika Fox, and her team continue to promote common-sense solutions and reform to solve the Nation’s continuing water woes, including providing economic hope and support to […]
December 19, 2016

David LaFrance of AWWA Talks Getting the Lead out of our Water

The Path from Flint By:  David B. LaFrance  “The tragedy in this Michigan city demonstrates the need for vigilance in protecting families from lead in drinking water. There will be no better moment to develop workable solutions for getting the heavy metal out, protecting public health, and renewing faith in this basic resource.” It is […]
September 22, 2016

Earth & Water Group and Reason Foundation Host Capitol Hill Briefing on P3s and Water Infrastructure

E&W and Reason Foundation will host a facilitated discussion on the role of public-private partnerships (P3s) in the water sector.  As Senate and House Members and the various committees explore ways to help address our aging water infrastructure, the opportunities for P3 collaborations continue to grow. P3s can help increase local investment, leverage innovation, and offer […]
July 31, 2016

A Broken Culture is Largely to Blame for America's Water Crisis

As a former EPA water official and executive of a water company, I’ve had a lot of time and experience to reflect on our nation’s water woes. Our current “water crisis,” as many call it, is complicated but it is a failure of governance as much as it is a failure of government.  Unfortunately, until […]
May 27, 2016

Washington DC – Israel Water Summit, June 30

Washington D.C. – Israel Water Summit: “Israel and the Global Water Crisis: Practical Approaches” Thursday, June 30, 2016 Registration 8:00 am • Water Summit 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Hogan Lovells, LLP Conference Center 555 13th Street NW • Washington, D.C. 20004 Register by June 17 at jnf.org/dcwatersummit. Both a national and global water crisis […]
February 23, 2016

Earth & Water Group Kicks off Impact Discussion Series on Water Reforms

Earth & Water Group, co-hosted with GW University’s Environmental & Energy Management Institute (EEMI), kicked off the first in a series of impact discussions on February 18 with the inaugural event focused on the opportunities and challenges for public private partnerships (P3s) and private capital in the water sector.  Water leaders, including Tracy Mehan (AWWA), […]
January 20, 2016

Brent Fewell discusses Flint water crisis and U.S. failing water infrastructure with CCTV host Elaine Reyes