Inflation Reduction Act to Alter Industrial Water Demands

14 Aug 2022
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The IRA’s impacts on water management are myriad, even reaching beyond the U.S. The US$370 billion targeting greenhouse gas emissions—a 40% target reduction below 2005 levels by the end of this decade—will reshape the trajectory of an already transitioning water-intensive energy sector, from fossil fuels and thermal power to a nascent hydrogen economy. The act’s passage will usher in a host of new technologies, business strategies, and opportunities for water companies. 

In this Research Note:

  • Water consumption shift with broader focus on clean fuels
  • Select water-related line items in Inflation Reduction Act, 2022 (Senate version)
  • Made-in-America gets another boost, sparks supply chain buildout and water needs


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