Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs, Greening the Environment - Green for All, October 7, 2011

October 7, 2011

This report estimates the economic and job creation impact of a major investment in water infrastructure in the U.S. An investment of $188.4 billion --is the amount necessary, as estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, to manage stormwater and preserve water quality. The $188.4 billion investment, spread equally over the next five years, would generate $265.6 billion in economic activity and create close to 1.9 million direct and indirect jobs and result in 568,000 additional jobs from increased spending.