Climate change will continue to cause profound changes in the water cycle, increasing the risk of flooding, drought, and degraded water supplies for both people and ecosystems. These impacts will disproportionately impact frontline communities. While data and tools for water resources planning are improving, water infrastructure standards and management policies have been slow to meet the new challenges.

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