Issue Brief Congress must expand current programs and advance legislation establishing new efforts to address the nation’s neglected water infrastructure to meet our clean water needs.
Report Leveraging additional private investment will help close our nation’s infrastructure-funding gap and enable the completion of hundreds of critical projects that will provide substantial economic returns for American taxpayers.
Due to decades of insufficient or misdirected investment, a significant portion of water-distribution and sewer systems are reaching or have already reached the end of their intended operational life and are beginning to fail.
Report Many of our drinking-water and clean-water systems have been allowed to fall into a state of disrepair, but a number of common-sense reforms can help address the systems' failures.
Charts Chart shows the 10 states with the most state-regulated, high-hazard dams in need of repair.
Report The combination of extreme weather and flooding resulting from global warming and our aging dam and levee infrastructure means that without action, thousands of lives and communities are at risk and avoidable public costs will rise.
Report An infrastructure bank and planning council would better organize spending on infrastructure projects, as well as increase public and private investment in those projects.
Report Keith Miller, Kristina Costa, and Donna Cooper offer recommendations for boosting investment in our economically critical freight infrastructure.