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Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Water Alliance’

Guest on The Infra Blog: Adam Krantz, CEO, National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Adam Krantz on The Infra Blog

“We just held a rally here in DC with all of the organizations within the water sector to get that point to legislators, to bring it to senators and members of the House…They heard that message, it resonated, it resounded, but until it really does start to come from the people, and it becomes a citizen-based question and a ratepayer-based issue, we’re not going to see that traction develop…The question becomes: how many Sandys, Katrinas, Flints, Toledos does it take for the federal government to ultimately realize this isn’t a local issue and it’s not a one-off issue? Preserving these water and wastewater systems is a vital, national need.”

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One Water Roadmap: The Sustainable Management of Life’s Most Essential Resource

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
The One Water approach recognizes that water must be managed in ways that respect and respond to the natural flows of watersheds and the natural ecosystem, geology, and hydrology of an area

U.S. WATER ALLIANCE Water is our world’s most precious resource and essential to everything we do. It nourishes us. It cleans and sustains us. Put simply, we ARE water. On average, every American uses 176 gallons of water per day—that is over 64,000 gallons a year. Food production alone is responsible for 80 percent of all […]

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Radhika Fox, CEO, U.S. Water Alliance

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
Radhika Fox, CEO, US Water Alliance

Radhika Fox is the CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to uniting people and policy for water sustainability. Radhika also serves as Director of the Value of Water Coalition, a collaboration of water agencies, business leaders, and national organizations dedicated to educating and inspiring people about how water is essential, invaluable, and needs investment.

“It takes, for example, 2900 gallons of water to make a single pair of blue jeans, or 880 gallons to make one gallon of milk. And so water is in everything that we eat, it’s in everything we wear, it’s in all of our devices. We need clean water in order to have all the goods and services that we have in our lives. So what we’re really doing through the Value of Water Coalition is making that argument to people that water is essential…”

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