The Water Zone

The Truth About Water Insecurity in the U.S.

September 7, 2022

According to the ‘Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States’ report nearly 2.2 million people in America live without running water or toilet facilities. This concerning state of affairs is reported to cost the U.S. economy over $8.5 billion a year. Featured guest and report co-author George McGraw, comments on the report and how closing the water gap could generate $200 billion over the next 50 years. He states that water insecurity has a significant impact on productivity, lost time at work or school, physical and mental well-being, and the cost of water.

Podcast Recorded on September 1, 2022