Creating a regional, cooperative approach for limited water resources


Fountainworks is leading representatives from local jurisdictions throughout the Research Triangle region of North Carolina in developing a 50- year regional water supply plan


Hailed as a first of its kind collaborative planning body around water supply, 13 local elected bodies signed a memorandum of understanding for cost sharing, collaboration, regional water supply planning, and joint allocation request to the State of North Carolina.  The Partnership and its work has been featured in national conferences and is the subject of an academic case study which highlights successful examples of collaborative governance.