Our director of policy and organizing, Rebecca Shelton, wrote a just-published Op-ed asking Congress to do more for communities struggling with water affordability and dilapidated infrastructure.
“Thus far, Martin County has only spent about $2 million of the $8.5 million in water infrastructure funding it received in 2018. There will always be a lag between the time money is appropriated and when improvements are made. In the meantime, costs and rates will increase. That’s why, in addition to funding drinking water infrastructure, Congress must fund low-income water affordability programs.”