America’s Water: An Exploratory Analysis of Municipal Water Survey Data

A Columbia Water Center white paper authored by Bianca Rahill-Marier and Upmanu Lall analyzes utility rates in the United States. With the support of Veolia Water and Growing Blue, the study found U.S. water utilities are caught in a recurring cycle of debt and rate increases.

For the full report see: America’s Water: An exploratory analysis of Municipal Water Survey Data


Mentor: Dr. Upmanu Lall

Project completed Fall, 2013