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Water/Energy Nexus: Policy, Analysis and Studies

Introduction

"Water and energy are inextricably linked and mutually dependent, with each affecting the other’s availability. Water is needed for energy development and generation, and energy is required to supply, use, and treat drinking water and wastewater. Water and energy are also essential to our health, quality of life, and economic growth, and demand for both these resources continues to rise." - U.S. Government Accountability Office

"Water/Energy Nexus" is commonly used as a blanket term for issues arising from the interaction of water resources and energy needs. This guide will lead you to reports, policy analyses, and other resources on the relationship between water and energy.