Mar 29, 2012

EPA Becomes One of 22 New Members of U.S. Water Partnership

Public-private partnership will address water issues around the world

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is one of 22 new members that has joined the expanded U.S. Water Partnership, announced on March 22 for World Water Day. The U.S. Water Partnership is a U.S.-based public-private partnership established to unite American expertise, knowledge and resources, and mobilize those assets to address water challenges around the globe, especially in the developing world.

The 22 new partners are: Africare, Clean Water America Alliance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Coca-Cola Co., U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior, EPA, U.S. Export-Import Bank, Ford Motor Co., International Boundary and Water Commission (U.S. Section), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Overseas Private Investment Corp., Procter & Gamble, Skoll Global Threats Fund, Rockefeller Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Trade and Development Agency and U.S. Geological Survey.