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Promoting Technology Innovation for a Sustainable Water Future – EPA Releases a Progress Report on Innovations in the Water Sector

innovationIn April 2014, Administrator McCarthy issued Promoting Technology Innovation for Clean and Safe Water: Water Technology Innovation Blueprint – Version 2 to demonstrate the extent of risks to water sustainability, the “market opportunities” for innovation, examples of innovation pioneers, and actions to promote technology innovation.  These actions included ways that EPA will contribute to the effort along with utilities, industry, investors, academics, technology developers, and entrepreneurs.  This week, released Promoting Innovation for a Sustainable Future – A Progress Report, highlighting more examples of innovation pioneers and their efforts toward water sustainability over the past year.   This report provides additional examples of the growing momentum exhibited across the country to address traditional and emerging threats to the nation’s water resources.