Resilient Water Management: Strengthening Communities & Growing Economies

The Value of Water Campaign, The National League of Cities, and World Resources Institute
May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
2:00-3:30pm ET
Hart Senate Office Building - Room 216


Today, cities across the nation are grappling with significant water challenges from aging infrastructure and poor water quality, to water scarcity or flooding. Not only do these challenges impact public health and quality of life, but they also threaten business growth. Added pressures from a changing climate only exacerbates these challenges, leaving communities more vulnerable to extreme | Read more ›

Infrastructure Week Events

May 15, 2017

Water Discovery Day hosted by Alexandria Renew Enterprises

May 6, 2017 10am-2pm, Alexandria, VA

Join us for a day of family-focused community fun! Drop by to get to know your H2O and meet Alexandria’s water transformers. Go behind the water cycle scene at our block party as you explore, learn and create! Register here.

American Water Groundbreaking Event​ hosted by American Water

May 12, 2017 11am, Indiana, PA

Pennsylvania American Water is embarking on the construction of | Read more ›

Time to Build: How to participate in Infrastructure Week 2017

The Value of Water Campaign
April 6, 2017

America’s infrastructure—from roads and bridges, to water and wastewater systems, to the energy grid and more— is crumbling, inefficient, and inadequately designed to meet 21st century needs. It’s also one of the rare issues that can bridge political parties, forge public/private partnerships, and catalyze leaders from the White House to state houses to city halls. Infrastructure Week is a national week of education and advocacy that brings together leaders and citizens to | Read more ›

Water = Jobs: The Economic Opportunity of Investing in Water Infrastructure

The Value of Water Campaign
March 22, 2017

Water is essential to everything we do, from the water we need to brush our teeth and make coffee in the morning, to the water farmers need to grow crops, and firefighters need to keep us safe. But the systems that deliver this essential resource are at risk.

Communities across the United States rely on an aging system of water pipes and over 156,000 public water systems that each serve at least 25 people per day. It’s estimated that a water main breaks every two minutes across | Read more ›

City Announces Name of Water Supply Program Tunnel Boring Machine

Atlanta Daily World
September 15, 2016

ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed and the Department of Watershed Management Commissioner Kishia L. Powell announced “Driller Mike” as the Water Supply Program tunnel boring machine’s name.

Mayor Reed was joined by U.S. Water Alliance Chief Executive Officer Radhika Fox and Atlanta City Councilmembers Andre Dickens, Natalyn Archibong and Felicia Moore during a press conference. The tunnel boring machine, “Driller Mike,” is named after Atlanta rapper and activist Michael “Killer Mike” | Read more ›

Imagine a Day Without Water 2016

September 15, 2016

Imagine: No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops.

Some communities in America already know how impossible it is to try to go a day without our most precious resource: Water. Join us on September 15, 2016, as we raise awareness and educate America about the value of water.

Learn more about Imagine a Day Without | Read more ›

Webinar: How to Participate in Imagine a Day Without Water

August 3, 2016

Imagine A Day Without Water is a national campaign to engage stakeholders, public officials, and the general public about how water is essential, invaluable, and needs investment. On September 15, 2016, hundreds of organizations across the country will host events, author resolutions, take to social media, and more, to show why water is important to our economies, jobs, communities, environment, and daily lives. There are many ways to participate and to educate your stakeholders | Read more ›

Webinar: Communications Bootcamp

June 28, 2016

WEBINAR: Value of Water Communications Workshop
June 28, 2:00pm

The launch of the Value of Water Communications Bootcamp at the 2016 One Water Summit was wildly successful, so we're bringing to you for the US Water Alliance's June One Water Webinar.

Communicating the value of water and the importance of the often-invisible systems that bring it to and from homes and businesses is challenging. Educating and engaging community stakeholders and winning support from public officials | Read more ›

Value of Water Coalition Communications Bootcamp

Atlanta, GA
June 8, 2016

This event is part of the US Water Alliance's One Water Summit 2016.

Communicating the value of water and the importance of the often-invisible systems that bring it to and from homes and businesses is challenging. Educating and engaging community stakeholders and winning support from public officials for rate proposals and water projects requires a comprehensive communications strategy. A great strategy identifies your audiences, your strongest messages, and the most effective | Read more ›

Infrastructure Week - May 16-22, 2016

Washington DC & Nationwide
May 16, 2016

About Infrastructure Week 2016

The Value of Water Coalition is proud to be part of the leadership team for the fourth annual Infrastructure Week, which will happen nationwide from May 16-23, 2016. Infrastructure Week is a non-partisan, coordinated week of events and programming across the country that brings together hundreds of organizations across infrastructure sectors, think tanks, elected officials, policy advocates, and more, to elevate Americans' understanding of the role | Read more ›