Funding News

  1. House Approves Additional $10M For Geospatial Mapping To Address Water Quality, Hazard Resilience
    6/12/2019

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has approved an additional $10M above FY19 funding of $37.6M as part its U.S. Department of Interior Fiscal Year 2020 bill for fundamental mapping work to be managed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

  2. NAWC Applauds Passage Of Fair Market Value Legislation
    6/11/2019

    Passage of Fair Market Value legislation in Texas will benefit the state’s customers, water and wastewater systems, and municipalities. Fair Market Value legislation is a proven method that allows municipalities to gain access to the resources necessary to enable urgent infrastructure investments and provide greater expertise to their water and wastewater systems.

  3. EPA Issues Guidance On Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
    6/7/2019

    As directed by President Trump, today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released guidance on Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) that provides recommendations to clarify and streamline the 401 certification process and to promote greater investment in and certainty for national infrastructure projects while continuing to protect local water quality.

  4. UK Companies Explore Water Opportunities In Oman
    6/7/2019

    A delegation of 10 UK companies that attended the Oman Energy & Water Conference have heralded the event a success. The trade visit, which took place in Muscat in April, was organised by Intec Export Intelligence and British Water and participants were eligible for grants from the UK Government Department of International Trade (DIT).

  5. Diversified Infrastructure Providers Reshaping Private Water Landscape
    6/5/2019

    The U.S. municipal water landscape is undergoing a transformation as critical infrastructure services--water, gas, and electricity--converge under single investor-owned utility banners.

  6. EPA Signs MOU With FEMA To Support Rapid Recovery And Restoration Of Water Infrastructure After Disaster Strikes
    6/4/2019

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and FEMA announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to streamline coordination between FEMA and the EPA-funded State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs. Now, the funding used to restore vital water infrastructure can be provided quicker in times of disaster.

  7. Moleaer™ Secures Additional $5M Funding Led By ADM Capital's Cibus Fund
    6/3/2019

    Moleaer, the leading manufacturer of industrial-scale nanobubble generators, announced today that they have raised $5 million in funding

  8. Water Authority Recommends $1.7B Two-Year Budget
    5/23/2019

    The San Diego County Water Authority’s Acting General Manager recently recommended to the Board of Directors a $1.7B budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, up 5 percent from the current two-year budget, due largely to increasing costs for water supply, supply reliability and infrastructure improvements.

  9. Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Energy And Water Development Funding Bill
    5/21/2019

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 31 to 21. The legislation funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior programs, the Department of Energy, and other related agencies.

  10. Aqua America Plans Over $555 Million In Capital Investment In 2019
    5/13/2019

    Aqua America Inc. is recognizing the seventh annual Infrastructure Week, May 13-20, 2019, helping raise awareness of the critical state of infrastructure across the United States. A leading contributor to water and wastewater infrastructure repair and replacement, Aqua plans to invest more than $555 million this year across the eight states where the company operates to improve systems.