Economics of Water
Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy
Using the natural environment helps our coasts endure and thrive in the face of severe weather, flooding, and climate change
Economics of Water Series: Changing landscapes in the global water industry
From technology to relationships, water and wastewater utilities are positioned to drive the circular economy
Economics of Water Series: Looking back at the WateReuse Symposium—5 major reuse themes
‘Wastewater’ equals a water opportunity wasted; in some parts of the world, direct potable reuse is a real solution to water deficiencies
Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—resiliency, planning, and preparedness
Economics of Water, a Series—Part 2: Community leaders must have a clear understanding of their vulnerabilities and sensitivities
Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—after the hurricanes
Resiliency and coastal restoration experts say severe storm recovery starts with preparedness
Economics of Water (Edition 4): Innovative solutions for reusing water
Many communities across the U.S., including large metropolitan areas, inland regions and rural locations, are struggling to address the growing demand for water and shrinking access to fresh water.
Edition 3: Expanding global commerce, building water infrastructure
The Panama Canal – which handles 5 percent of the worldwide shipping trade – recently completed a massive $5.2 billion expansion project.
Edition 2: Tapping into the water-energy nexus
Water is a vital element of our economy and energy resources – it’s a driving force behind the utility, manufacturing and agriculture industries, among others.
Edition 1: How communities can manage water risks and plan smarter
Communities face a range of daunting water and natural resources challenges, from rampant flooding to devastating droughts to rapidly deteriorating infrastructure.