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Recent history has only served to reinforce the role safe and reliable water plays in our daily lives while emphasizing the importance of maintaining the affordability of our most vital resource.

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Over $5B

Invested each year by NAWC's 15 largest members to improve water system quality and reliability across the country — Nearly half of what the federal government invests annually


Lower likelihood of water quality violations among NAWC member companies, compared to government-run systems, according to American Journal of Political Science data


Lower likelihood of NAWC member company employees to experience work-related injuries and illnesses than government-run utility employees, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data

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