Funding News

  1. Operating Expenditures For Water And Wastewater Utilities Approaching $100B Per Year
    9/18/2018

    Operating expenditures (OPEX) for water and wastewater utilities continue to climb at a steady clip, according to Bluefield Research’s recent 2018-2027 forecast.

  2. Ostara To Deliver City Of Atlanta Nutrient Recovery Facility Through Unique Alternative Finance Model
    9/18/2018

    Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, Inc has announced its partnership with the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management to install and operate a Nutrient Recovery Facility at the R.M. Clayton Water Reclamation Center (WRC), delivered under a design-build agreement and financed through a unique operating lease model.

  3. USDA Partners To Improve Water And Wastewater Infrastructure For More Than 442,000 Rural Americans Across 42 States
    9/17/2018

    Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett recently announced that USDA is investing $392M (PDF, 238 KB) to help rebuild and improve rural water and wastewater infrastructure in 42 states.

  4. Global Water Resources Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire Two Utilities
    9/13/2018

    Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Red Rock Utilities, an operator of a water utility and a wastewater utility with service areas in the Pinal and Pima counties of Arizona. The definitive agreement follows the Global Water’s letter of intent to acquire the utilities which was announced in June.

  5. EPA Backs West Virginia Plan To Improve Water Quality
    9/5/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has approved and helped fund a more than $50M plan by West Virginia to implement key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants to better serve residents, increase efficiency and reduce pollution.

  6. Thames Water Unveils Record Investment Plan To Support Customers And The Environment
    9/3/2018

    Thames Water has recently submitted its five-year business plan to Ofwat, putting customers at the heart of its operations, prioritising affordability and unveiling a record spend on infrastructure.

  7. Missouri American Water Announces Acquisition Of The City of Lawson Water And Wastewater Systems
    8/31/2018

    Missouri American Water completed its acquisition of the Lawson water and wastewater systems today, adding approximately 968 new water customers and 913 new sewer customers to its more than 480,000 statewide customers. The purchase price for both the water and wastewater system is $4 million.

  8. EPA Backs Virginia Plan To Improve Water Quality
    8/28/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has approved and helped fund a $105.7M plan by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to implement key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants to better serve residents, increase efficiency, and reduce pollution.

  9. National Association Of Water Companies Announces Formation Of Contract Operations Committee
    8/27/2018

    The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced recently the formation of a Board-led Standing Committee focused on contract operations.

  10. San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Receives $699 Million EPA Loan For Wastewater Upgrades
    8/23/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $699 million low-interest loan to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to help finance its innovative Southeast Treatment Plant Biosolids Digester Facilities Project.