Building a global community of practice around natural water infrastructure

Natural Infrastructure : Investing in Forested Landscapes for Source Water Protection in the United States

Natural Infrastructure :

Aging water infrastructure, increasing demand, continued land use change, and increasingly extreme weather events are driving the costs of water management higher in the United States. Investing in integrated water management strategies that combine engineered solutions with "natural infrastructure" can reduce costs, enhance services, and provide a suite of co-benefits for communities and the environment. This publication offers comprehensive guidance on the economics, science, partnerships, and finance mechanisms underlying successful efforts to secure the water-related functions of networks of forests and other ecosystems.

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Release DateOctober 2013
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