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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, National
State(s) All States
Source Center for Data Innovation
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Data & Technology
Most consumers do not know how much water they use on a daily basis or how their water consumption compares to that of others because they receive little information on their utility bills. As a result, consumers receive minimal feedback on how changes in their behaviors, household...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Finance & Procurement
Many public water utilities struggle to pay for repairs and upgrades necessary to improve energy efficiency, reduce leaks, and prevent infiltration. This brief outlines existing mechanisms to raise these funds as well as promising new methods for public officials to consider. Some...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2012
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
Unchecked water loss within water supply systems is a public concern: it wastes public money, hinders the economy, and risks long-term water scarcity. Previous studies and surveys about water loss demonstrate the long-held belief that maintaining robust water service infrastructure...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Health, Finance & Procurement, Data & Technology
Cities face a host of challenges in maintaining their water systems and supplying their communities with clean drinking water, and protecting environmental and human health through effective wastewater and stormwater management. This report is is a comprehensive guide outlining best...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2014
Level State
State(s) Illinois
Source Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Public Spaces
CMAP staff partnered with the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ (IDNR) Office of Water Resources (OWR) through its Lake Michigan Water Allocation Program in an effort to improve understanding of the water-loss control practices...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2014
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
Communities can improve their climate resilience by improving water management among homes, schools, and businesses. This factsheet shares ten small-scale actions that local policymakers can take to improve water management, including outreach strategies, grant programs, dedicated...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2018
Level City or Town, County
State(s) Washington
Source Pierce County
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources, Public Spaces
This resolution outlines membership and responsibilities of the county Water Utility Coordinating Committee which oversees the Coordinated Water System Plan (CWSP). The committee's voting members include county officials and representatives from water purveyors with over 50 service...

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