By Wenonah Hauter & Melissa Mays

June 29, 2016

Too Many U.S. Water Systems Are Falling Apart: Here’s the Solution

Excerpt: “Nothing short of a renewed federal investment in our nation’s water systems is going to help us meet this challenge. The solution is the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability Act, or WATER Act, recently introduced in Congress by Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.). This sweeping new legislation will establish a dedicated, sustainable source of funding to update essential drinking water and sewer systems and replace aging and lead-ridden pipes.”