Infrastructure for Water Security: The Need for a National Water Policy & Commission

Woolpert Senior Strategic Consultant Dave Wegner penned this outstanding article for The Water Reporter that calls for a reinvestment in our national water infrastructure. Dave outlines the history of federal funding for water infrastructure, the evolution of cost-benefit metrics, the coordination between agencies and priorities, and future challenges dictated by climate change.

Through his integration of federal decision-making over time, evolving national and international water quality and water security issues, and future challenges dictated by climate change, Dave outlines the dire need for the reestablishment of the Water Resources Council and the implementation of a climate-futures focused National Water Commission.

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