Municipal Water Utilities Launch Campaign For Federal Affordability Help

February 1, 2021
Municipally owned wastewater and drinking water utilities are urging the Biden administration and Congress to address a trio of interrelated concerns affecting water affordability and sustainability, launching a new campaign to press for permanent low-income customer assistance, increased EPA water infrastructure funding, and COVID-19 relief. The Affordable Water, Resilient Communities campaign , announced Feb. 1, emphasizes the need to reverse years of declining federal investment in water infrastructure even as costs have risen. The campaign is led by the National...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.