In the United States, it’s often assumed that our water will be accessible and high-quality. As seen in Flint, Michigan though – when this assumption isn’t delivered, the impacts are catastrophic. Adding to the issue of aging infrastructure, the threat of terrorism remains a significant risk in the post-9/11 era. The possibility of an attack on U.S. water infrastructure directly influences government and private spending decisions, consumer costs and confidence. Consumer confidence is an economic measurement that gauges how consumers feel about the overall health of the economy and how future expectations will impact their personal finances.  Read More