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Sustainable Water Infrastructure

Water Infrastructure Challenge

EPA promotes sustainable practices that help citizens enjoy the benefits of clean and safe water. EPA works with a broad group of stakeholders to help bring about sustainable practices on three levels that support each other:

The sustainable infrastructure pyramid consists of sustainable water infrastructure, sustainable water sector systems and sustainability communities
  • Sustainable Water Infrastructure - Sustaining the collection and distribution systems, treatment plants and other infrastructure that collects, treats and delivers water-related services.
  • Sustainable Water Sector Systems - Sustaining all aspects of the utilities and systems that provide water-related services.
  • Sustainable Communities - Promoting the role of water services in furthering the broader goals of the community.

In this area: