Water equity has swiftly moved to the center of the national conversation on building resilient water systems in America. Xylem is committed to a sustainable water future for all, which includes helping communities make progress in achieving greater water equity. To this end, we have developed a spatial-analytical tool to help communities assess their water equity performance. The story map below describes the analytical tool and Xylem’s approach to benchmarking water equity, within communities.
“The COVID-19 crisis has been a powerful reminder of the essential need to provide clean water and safe sanitation for all, to prevent disease and promote opportunity and quality of life," said Christine Boyle, Vice President of Business Incubation. "This tool was created to support utilities in their vital work to support their communities and advance water equity. We invite you to peruse our story map and be in touch with us to learn how you can leverage the Water Equity Lens.”
More on the Water Equity Lens story map:
More from Dr. Christine Boyle on addressing the challenges of water affordability.