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Foundation Releases Findings on U.S. Freshwater Crisis

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread's new report is the result of an eight-year study undertaken through its Charting New Waters initiative.

Lilly pads in Stamford Lake, near Paint Creek, which was dug as a reservoir in the 1950s.

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread has released a report titled "Navigating to New Shores: Seizing the Future for Sustainable and Resilient U.S. Freshwater Resources," the result of an eight-year study undertaken through its Charting New Waters initiative. The project examines how water management can be reimagined and reinvented to address the country's water challenges and recommends a number of measures, including a transition to next-generation wastewater systems and institutionalizing the value of water.

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