Funding News

  1. EPA Clears The Way For Much Needed Funds For Water And Sewer Repairs In Puerto Rico

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) announced the restructuring of more than 200 delinquent loans—totaling approximately $571M in principal—owed to Puerto Rico’s clean water and drinking water State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs.

  2. USDA Invests In Rural Water And Wastewater Infrastructure In 24 States

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe recently announced that USDA is investing $135M in 49 projects to improve rural water infrastructure in 24 states (PDF, 170 KB).

  3. U.S. Water & Wastewater Bills Climb, Exposing Questions Of Affordability

    U.S. municipal water & wastewater utility bills increased 3.6% over the last year, according to a new U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Bill Index from Bluefield Research.

  4. Brown and Caldwell Welcomes Dan Augusti To Growing Integrated Project Delivery Team

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, today announced the expansion of its integrated project delivery team as Dan Augusti joins the firm as senior director, client services.

  5. Business Stream Secures Over £250M In New Contract Wins

    Edinburgh based water retailer Business Stream has generated over £250M in new contract wins in the two years since the English retail water market opened in April 2017.

  6. Harris, Kildee, Lawrence Announce Comprehensive Legislation To Address Nation’s Water Crisis

    U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Monday announced the Water Justice Act, landmark legislation to ensure that the nation’s water supply is safe, affordable, and sustainable. To address the ongoing drinking water crisis in the country, the comprehensive legislation would immediately invest in communities and schools to test for and remove contaminants in water, including replacing toxic lead service lines.

  7. Ofwat Unveils Programme Of Huge Investment, Service Improvements And Lower Bills For Water Customers

    Ofwat has recently set out a major package of investment to signal a new era for what the water sector delivers for customers and the environment.

  8. EPA Receives 51 Requests Totaling Over $6B For Third Round Of WIFIA Funding

    In response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) third Notice of Funding Availability, the agency received 51 letters of interest, collectively requesting $6.6B in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) funding.

  9. EPA Announces $218M Water Infrastructure Loan To Silicon Valley Clean Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $218M Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) to finance wastewater infrastructure upgrades that will protect public health and the San Francisco Bay.

  10. The Water Research Foundation Announces New RFPs For 12 Research Projects

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has announced that Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are available for 12 new research projects. The RFPs are as follows: