Economic projections and analysis of the jobs created and the economic impact of pursuing green infrastructure.
(2011) Published by Green for All in partnership with American Rivers,Pacific Institute, and the Economic Policy Institute. Want to create 1.9 million American jobs and add $265 billion to the economy? Upgrade our water infrastructure. That’s the message of Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs, Greening the Environment.
We argue that maximizing the use of green infrastructure—infrastructure that mimics natural solutions—is essential to meet the stormwater management needs of our communities while also providing a number of additional co-benefits.