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According to an article by James Bruggers, "[the] EPA has announced the establishment of its Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center, with a goal of helping communities improve wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems."
As Bruggers describes it, the announcement comes against the background of two reports by the EPA: one highlights the needs of the nation's drinking water systems [pdf]; the other highlights the needs of the nation's watersheds.
Bruggers highlights the performance of Kentucky and Indiana on the reports, both of which could be described as dismal. According to Bruggers, "Kentucky needs at last $6.2 billion to improve its drinking water systems, and $2.1 billion for storm water and sewer systems," and Indiana needs "$6.9 billion and 7.1 billion, for drinking water and sewers, respectively."