Fresh water is vital to human society -- not simply for drinking, but also for washing, farming and producing energy. In the future, this crucial resource is expected to become increasingly scarce. This is partly due to climate change.
Investing in what works is a long-term economic growth strategy designed to strengthen our future workforce. It just makes sense, particularly as we look to find cost-effective ways to ensure that our nation's children receive the education and training that they require to compete globally.