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Clean Water in the Upper Mississippi River Basin: Economic Importance, Threats, and Opportunities.

Water is one of our nation’s priceless resources, essential to life itself. Healthy ecosystems and a robust economy depend on plentiful, clean water — and unlike almost all other resources water has no substitute. It’s why businesses in all sectors support protecting clean water — whether as a direct component of their operations or simply to keep their communities and employees healthy. And in the Upper Mississippi River Basin (UMRB), clean water is big business. American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) has worked tirelessly to support legislation protecting and improving our clean water supplies. Download the complete report.