EPA Releases Report on Importance of Water to U.S. Economy
November 6, 2013
EPA has released a report that: highlights the Agency’s review of the literature and practice on the importance of water to the U.S. economy; identifies key data gaps, describes the implication of the study’s findings for future research; and summarizes information that public and private decision-makers can use to better manage the nation’s water resources. The reports main findings are as follows:
- Water is absolutely fundamental to the U.S. economy;
- Water value and competition will rise; and
- Decision-makers in the private and public sectors need more information.