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Building the Capacity of Drinking Water Systems

Resources for Beginning a Partnership

Water System Partnerships Meeting

On January 31, 2017, in Washington, D.C, the EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water hosted a day-long meeting focused on water system partnerships, including promoting partnership activities and creating incentives for and reducing challenges to their development.  It is part of a collaborative vision to establish a framework to support partnership activities on a national and local level.

The working meeting focused on three key theme areas: incentives and drivers to support water system partnership development, financing options for partnerships, and outreach and education.  Participants included federal agencies, state and local governments, utilities, associations, private sector and non-profits.

Find a complete meeting summary here

State Programs and Policies Supporting Cooperative Approaches for Drinking Water Systems.

Click here to learn more about state programs and policies supporting cooperative approaches for drinking water systems.

Webinar Series from Water System Partnerships Workgroup

The following webinars were developed by the Water System Partnership Workgroup; a group comprised of EPA, states, technical assistance providers, and other federal partners, with the goal of identifying best practices to promote water system partnerships.  Click on the links below to view the webinar presentations.

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