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 throughout the water sector, policy world and past, has formally opened in Washington, DC, USA.
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Water sector leaders, together with academia, technology suppliers, trade associations and NGOs, are partnering within the new consortium to speed up solutions to the world’s important 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 innovations.
The Reservoir Center is designed to strengthen collaboration among the numerous set of stakeholders, from DC and past, who work collectively towards fixing international water challenges. The Center’s 33 companions – including Reservoir sponsor Xylem – will bring collectively their assets, information and partnerships to drive progress.
Through innovation applications, training and mentoring, and community outreach, the Reservoir Center goals to create a vibrant hub for concepts and action on challenges like water shortage, resilience and water affordability.
“Establishing the Reservoir Center is a commitment to strengthening collaboration within the water sector, and to strengthening water’s voice beyond it,” mentioned Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem. “ Before might be a hub for these excited about helping clear up the world’s water challenges to come collectively, deepen relationships, break down obstacles and fast-track solutions. It’s a place the place, collectively, we will write the next chapter for water and proceed our work in direction of a extra sustainable world.”
Xylem announced earlier this yr that its new headquarters will 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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