Changing the Odds: Ensuring an Equitable Water Future

Mar 14, 2024

10:00am – 11:00am CT

In Lowndes County, Alabama, children and families are regularly exposed to raw sewage in their homes and yards. Across the U.S., more than 2.2 million people in small, rural, and tribal communities lack basic running water and indoor plumbing. With the help of a $50 billion investment, EPA and partners have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change the odds, revitalize communities and improve climate resilience through water infrastructure. EPA experts and community water leaders will explore these challenges and ways to improve access to essential services through thoughtful collaboration.

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Carmen Llanes

Go Austin/Vamos Austin

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Emily Warren

U.S. EPA Office Of Water

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Wendi Wilkes

U.S. EPA Office Of Water