Thursday, January 8, 2009

Drinking Water Investment Could Create 400,000 Jobs

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has been encouraging Congress to include investment in drinking water infrastructure in its economic stimulus package. AWWA claims that a $10 billion investment in drinking water infrastructure would result in the creation of over 400,000 jobs. This includes about 90,000 directly created construction jobs.

Related articles and posts:
AWWA Encourages Members to Contact Congress about Drinking Water in Stimulus Bill
Civil Engineering Organization Calls for Members to Weigh In on Economic Stimulus Package
Drinking Water Utilities Ready to Create 400,000+ Jobs (AWWA)

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