The water sector suffers from severe under-investment, which limits the economic potential of communities across the country. Water infrastructure capital investments have a direct impact on water industry output and an indirect benefit to other industries in the economy as the labor force increases in the area. Water infrastructure spending also provides indirect benefits to communities by attracting adjacent retail and service industries as well as supporting a healthy housing market. A new report from WFX Fellow Emily Barnett explores the connection between water infrastructure and economic development.
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