From Rome To New Jersey: A History Of Water And Public Health

The relationship between public health, clean water and sanitation has been explored since ancient times – the Greeks observed a connection between lifestyle, social class and health, but there were […]

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Is Your Water System Reaching The End Of Its Life Span?

Approximately 90 percent of Americans get their water from a public water system, and the country’s overall infrastructure has been graded D-plus by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). […]

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Resiliency In Action

For the past three years, the National League of Cities (NLC), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have joined efforts to host the Resilient […]

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America’s Water Infrastructure Crisis: The Six Pillar Solution

Clean water technologies (filtration and chlorination) are likely the most important public health intervention of the 20th Century. —Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Every day, we habitually turn on […]

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Lead in Water: Utilities and Homeowners Must Both Have Skin In the Game to Protect Public Safety

June is National Safety Month, a time when we should consider how to promote safety in our homes and workplaces.  There have been many articles and stories in the news […]

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US Infrastructure Grade is Failing

The recent release of the 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Infrastructure Report Card showed no improvement in the overall grade for the nation’s infrastructure, holding steady at D+ […]

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National League Of Cities Service Line Program: Helping Municipal Infrastructure

The National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program helps residents of partner municipalities repair or replace thousands of water and sewer laterals every year. The Program has helped […]

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NLC Service Line Program: Helping Municipal Infrastructure

The National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program helps residents of participating municipalities repair or replace thousands of water and sewer laterals every year. The program has helped […]

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Infrastructure Week 2016

Infrastructure matters. It matters, in big ways and in small, to our country, our economy, our quality of life, our safety, and our communities. Roads, bridges, rails, ports, airports, pipes, […]

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Is Your City A Toxic Pipe Wasteland?

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has put a national spotlight on water infrastructure and the importance of upgrading outdated systems, which includes private lines into homes. With water and […]

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