The Importance Of Water To The U.S. Economy – November 2013

by United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Importance of Water to the U.S. Economy” is aimed at raising awareness of water’s importance to our national economic welfare, and assembling information that is critical to sustainably managing the nation’s water resources.

This report highlights the U.S. EPA’s review of the literature and practice on the importance of water to the U.S. economy, identifies key data gaps, and describes the implications of the study’s findings for future research.