Renewing the water workforce: Improving water infrastructure and creating a pipeline to opportunity

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

At a time when many Americans are struggling to access economic opportunity and many of the country’s infrastructure assets are at the end of their useful life, infrastructure jobs offer considerable promise. Workers in these jobs earn competitive wages and face lower educational barriers to entry. They develop extensive knowledge and transferable skills that cut across multiple disciplines. And the coming wave of retirements and other employment shifts in the infrastructure sector means prospective workers can find long-term careers.

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"On behalf of the officers and directors of the Economic Development Alliance, I want to thank you and your staff for the great job NCDS did in helping restructure the Alliance, and for successful management of the fundraising campaign that fully funded our five-year action plan. The NCDS process and format delivered exactly what you said it would do when you met with Alliance members over eighteen months ago. The NCDS process engaged top regional private and public sector leaders and attracted financial support from large and small companies and communities throughout the region."

Brian Ferguson, Chairman & CEO (Retired) • Eastman Chemical Company

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