Adaptation Strategies for Protecting Water Utilities

Adaptation Strategies for Protecting Water Utilities

The adaptation strategies provided below are intended to inform and assist communities in identifying potential alternatives. They are illustrative and are presented to help communities consider possible ways to address anticipated current and future climate threats to water utilities.

Construct New Infrastructure

Increase System Efficiency

Model Climate Risk

Modify Land Use

Modify Water Demand

Monitor Operational Capabilities

Plan for Climate Change

Repair and Retrofit Facilities

Source Documents

These strategies are adapted from existing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal resources. Please view these strategies in the context provided by the primary source document:

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