Financing the New Water Infrastructure: “Green and distributed infrastructure options are having their moment, and municipal leaders are taking notice,” wrote Cynthia Koehler, executive director of the WaterNow Alliance

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“Permeable pavements capture and filter stormwater; recycling technology is turning buildings into treatment facilities; water-efficient appliances, landscaping and water smart tech tools are stretching water supply far beyond projections,” wrote Cynthia Koehler, executive director of the WaterNow Alliance, in an article published by the National League of Cities.

“These decentralized innovations — distributed over many properties — perform the same functions as conventional built water infrastructure, capturing, treating and managing water. But they are often much less expensive than conventional infrastructure, and more compatible with maintaining environmental health.”

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WaterNow Alliance is a forum specifically for urban water leaders who want to champion sustainable, affordable and climate resilient water strategies.