Academy Highlights Importance of Reliable Potable Water Supplies

04/07/2020 - Reliable potable water supplies help to control disease and promotes equitable access to and utilization of safe water. The Academy submitted recommendations to the United States Environmental Protection Agency in its efforts to conduct a survey that will identify America’s infrastructure needs of public water systems for the next twenty years. Survey effectiveness and utility would benefit from ensuring adequate attention to underserved or marginalized communities, especially in areas with infrastructure of uncertain age, quality and construction.

Read the Academy’s comments.