How Pay for Success Can Improve Water Infrastructure

Published Thursday, June 29, 2017 | by Henry Crochiere and Joshua Ogburn

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One of the University of Virginia Pay for Success Lab’s current projects is to identify communities that can benefit from an Environmental Impact Bond (EIB), a newer Pay for Success model recently implemented in Washington, D.C. to address a critical water infrastructure problem. UVA is currently looking at ways to mitigate Combined Sewer Overflows, due to aging infrastructure, into the surrounding bodies of water which can be a hazard to the health of communities and the environment.