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A New Generation of Water Management


Lynn Scarlett

Global Managing Director, Public Policy, The Nature Conservancy

January 2016

Water is essential to life. It is also fundamental to economic well-being — with a nexus to food, energy, industrial production, and a host of goods and services.

Yet throw a dart on the map, and we see communities that face water challenges. Yes, we made enormous strides to address water-related public health and pollution challenges in the United States over the past century. But a host of new challenges to water quality require us to think of water management in new ways.

Originally Posted on The Hill

January 15, 2016