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The nexus between water and energy resources impacts rivers and our climate. On the one hand, over half of our nation's fresh, surface water withdrawals go to cool thirsty power plants. On the other hand, the equivalent of 13% our our nation's electricity is used to move, heat and treat water supplies. These two resources cannot be “conserved” or “developed” without significantly impacting one another. Our nation's energy choices not only impact our climate, but also the availability of fresh water resources. The water and energy decisions we make today can move us towards a more sustainable future.
Through our Rivers, Energy & Climate Program, we are helping local organizers tackle these issues head on at the watershed level, by: