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  • In 2019, total capital spending on #waterinfrastructure fell $81 billion short of the capital need. If funding needs and #infrastructure #investment trends continue, the annual gap will grow to $136 billion by 2039. #ValueWater
  • The federal share of capital investment fell from 31% in 1977 to 4% in 2017. #Waterinfrastruture needs #investment. #ValueWater
  • There is no industry that does not need water. If we fail to invest in #water #infrastructure, the businesses that are most reliant on water will spend $250 billion in 2039 on water service disruptions. #ValueWater
  • As #water #infrastructure ages and deteriorates, damage from storms will also increase. Costs incurred by American households due to water and wastewater failures will be seven times higher in 20 years than they are today. Invest in water. #ValueWater
  • If the nation closes the #water #infrastructure #investment gap, the US GDP would grow by $4.5 trillion in 20 years and the economy would gain 800,000 new jobs. #ValueWater
  • 80% of Americans agree that rebuilding America’s #infrastructure is extremely or very important. #ValueWater
  • Support for #water #infrastructure #investment cuts across demographic, political, and geographic divisions. More than 3 in 4 Democrats, Republicans, and Independents all broadly support increasing federal investment. #ValueWater
  • 73 % of Americans support investing in #water #infrastructure to increase #resilience to climate change, even with a $1.27 trillion price tag. #ValueWater
  • 70% of Americans want the President and Congress to develop a plan to rebuild #water #infrastructure. #ValueWater
  • 84% of Americans support increasing federal #investment to rebuild our #water #infrastructure. #ValueWater
  • Not all Americans have to imagine a day without water. More than 2,000,000 Americans live without basic access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Invest in water. #ValueWater
  • Safe, reliable water promotes public health but 1.4 million people in the United States lack access to indoor plumbing—including hot and cold running water, a sink, a shower/bath, or a flush toilet. Invest in water. #ValueWater