Communicating Source Water Protection Efforts in Consumer Confidence Reports
Outreach to and education of the general public are critical components of source water protection. This targeted literature review examined how utilities of all sizes are currently using their Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) to educate customers about source water protection needs and efforts.
The complimentary guidance document is designed to help small- and medium-sized utilities more effectively communicate on source water protection in their CCRs.
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Effect of Forest Cover on Drinking Water Treatment Costs Report
The Effect of Forest Cover on Drinking Water Treatment Costs report explores this relationship using results from a 2014 survey by AWWA that targeted utilities in forested ecoregions in the United States. This report was funded by the AWWA Technical & Educational Council and the U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities Inc. in conjunction with the US Forest Service and The Cadmus Group.