We need strong and sustained investments to ensure all Americans’ access to safe and affordable drinking water.
Drinking Water: A Human Right at Risk in America
John Conyers, Jr.
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors has found that for every dollar invested in water infrastructure, the Gross Domestic Product is increased to more than $6. The Department of Commerce has found that that same dollar yields close to $3 worth of economic output in other industries. Every job created in local water and sewer industries creates close to four jobs elsewhere in the national economy.