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Measuring Water’s Sizable Impact on the Economy and Job Market

September 9, 2014, Joseph Kane and Robert Puentes

From California’s historic drought to Toledo’s pollution crisis, the country’s water challenges have recently captured the national spotlight. This is long overdue. In many regions, investing in water infrastructure has been out of sight and out of mind for decades. But the growing demand for clean water—while sustainably handling waste and storm water—is prompting utilities and users to take new action.

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