In rural and urban areas across the country, aging water infrastructure and lack of access to clean water are negatively affecting American health, economy and natural resources. Modernizing our nation’s water infrastructure is critical to strengthening our public health defenses and minimizing environmental impact.
With an historic $2.3 trillion infrastructure funding package currently before the Congress, we have the opportunity of a lifetime to highlight water’s essential role in America’s infrastructure and champion solutions that benefit every American.
Investments in water infrastructure have compelling economic paybacks, as well as making water more affordable and improving communities’ resilience in the face of climate change.
As part of Infrastructure Week 2021, Xylem is co-sponsoring a virtual event that brings together water sector leaders to discuss the possibilities for the future of America’s water infrastructure.