Publically owned treatment works (POTW) provide wastewater collection and treatment to 226.4 million people

1 billion
Gallons per day of treated wastewater is reclaimed to meet non-potable water needs

8 million
Tons of sludge created annually by publically owned treatment works (POTW)

Of the nation’s electricity use goes toward moving and treating water/wastewater

$91 billion
EPA-estimated amount required to maintain and upgrade treatment systems nationwide

$36 billion
How much has been invested, leaving a $55 billion gap