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Reliable access to safe drinking water and sanitation should not be frustrated by the law.

 

The reality is it costs a lot of money to provide water and sewer services. While everyone should pay, not everyone can. Through our DRINC - Delivering Resources through Infrastructure to the Neediest Citizens - Initiative, the CWSC is exploring how the law influences access to water services and the pricing of such services to better understand the vulnerability of citizens to losing access and our infrastructure to inadequate financing and ultimate failure.

The Accessibility Trap: maryland, u.S.

The first report to examine county and municipal-level laws governing access to water and sewer services, from water shutoff laws and the availability of rate assistance programs to how ratepayer funds are spent.