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Value of Water Campaign

The Value of Water Campaign is a national initiative supported by top leaders from across the water industry committed to raising awareness about the importance of water and the often invisible water challenges threatening our country. The Value of Water Campaign educates and inspires the nation about how water is essential, invaluable, and in need of investment. 



The Natural Resources Defense Council continues to fight for a clean, safe, and sufficient water supply. Pushing the federal government to strengthen protections for drinking-water sources, and finding ways for cities to keep pollution out of rivers, lakes, and coastal waters—both for our benefit and the benefit of fish and wildlife. 


Urban Street Stormwater Guide

The Urban Street Stormwater guide, by The National Association of City Transportation Officials, is a collaboration between city transportation, public works, and water departments to advance the discussion about how to design and construct sustainable streets. 


Concrete Consequences

When will we stop paving paradise?
Article published in Rhode Island Monthly on January 28, 2014 by  Mary Grady


EPA Stormwater Education


Rhode Island Stormwater Solutions


Rhode Island Green Infrastructure Coalition