Reservoir Center for Water Solutions launches in Washington, DC

The Reservoir Center for Water Solutions, a consortium and collaboration facility that brings together leaders and thinkers from across the water sector, policy world and beyond, has formally opened in Washington, DC, USA.
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Water sector leaders, including academia, know-how providers, commerce associations and NGOs, are partnering in the new consortium to speed up solutions to the world’s critical water and sustainability challenges.
Located on the banks of the Anacostia River, the Reservoir Center for Water Solutions will serve as a world collaboration hub to advance breakthrough water options and improvements.
The Reservoir Center is designed to strengthen collaboration among the many various set of stakeholders, from DC and past, who work together in path of solving world water challenges. The Center’s 33 partners – including Reservoir sponsor Xylem – will convey together their assets, knowledge and partnerships to drive progress.
Through innovation programs, schooling and mentoring, and group outreach, the Reservoir Center aims to create a vibrant hub for ideas and action on challenges like water scarcity, resilience and water affordability.
“Establishing the Reservoir Center is a commitment to strengthening collaboration inside the water sector, and to strengthening water’s voice beyond it,” stated Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem. “ Nothing to it shall be a hub for these excited about helping solve the world’s water challenges to come together, deepen relationships, break down limitations and fast-track solutions. It’s a place the place, together, we will write the next chapter for water and proceed our work in the direction of a more sustainable world.”
Xylem announced earlier this 12 months that its new headquarters shall be co-located with the Reservoir Center for Water Solutions.
Affiliates of the Reservoir Center embody Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, Alliance for Water Efficiency, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Anacostia Riverkeeper, Anacostia Watershed Society, Arizona State University’s Kyl Center for Water Policy, Aspen Institute, Association of Clean Water Administrators, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, Association of State Drinking Water Administrations, Cleveland Water Alliance, Dig Deep, EarthEcho International, Environmental Policy Innovation Center, Hydraulic Institute, International Water Association, Moonshot Missions, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, National Rural Water Association, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions (Duke University), Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Smart Water Networks Forum, Stimson Center, Stroud Water Research Center, US Water Alliance, United for Infrastructure, WateReuse Association, Water Environment Federation, Water Research Foundation, Water Start, Water for People, World Wildlife Fund and Xylem.
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