Funding News

  1. WateReuse Members Advocate For Water Reuse In Senate Hearing
    8/3/2017

    In testimony before the U.S. Senate on August 2, four WateReuse Association members highlighted water reuse as a key strategy in developing reliable local water supplies. Water reuse is the practice of treating and using wastewater for a beneficial purpose.

  2. MWH Constructors And Webcor Builders Awarded $939M Contract From The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
    8/2/2017

    MWH Constructors and Webcor Builders, a construction joint venture, was awarded a $939M contract by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to serve as construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant Biosolids Digester Facilities Project.

  3. EPA Backs Maryland Plan To Improve Water Quality
    8/1/2017

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced it has approved and helped fund a $303 million plan by Maryland to implement 36 clean water projects, including a series of major improvements to control stormwater and enhance wastewater infrastructure in Baltimore.

  4. WaterStart Renews Knowledge Fund From Nevada Governor's Office Of Economic Development
    7/27/2017

    WaterStart, an incubator housed within the Desert Research Institute, recently renewed funding from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Knowledge Fund, that will continue to support its work in providing water innovation resources and services for an additional two years.

  5. Judge Wrests Control Of City’s Treatment Operations
    7/27/2017

    A suburb south of Chicago will lose control of its water operation because of what a judge called “years of illegal conduct” by city officials.

  6. Global Infrastructure Investment Need To Reach $97T By 2040
    7/25/2017

    A ground-breaking new report by the G20’s Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) outlines infrastructure investment needs globally and individually for 50 countries and seven sectors to 2040.

  7. Critics Say California City Instituted 'Illegal' Stormwater Fee
    7/24/2017

    Critics are alleging that Modesto, CA, violated state law by "hiding a secret storm water fee" in a water rate increase, according to The Modesto Bee.

  8. EPA Selects 12 Projects To Apply For Water Infrastructure Loans
    7/19/2017

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 12 projects in nine states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans.

  9. AWWA Applauds U.S. Entities Selected To Apply For WIFIA Loans
    7/19/2017

    The American Water Works Association recently celebrated another milestone in the implementation of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected 12 entities to apply for the first WIFIA loans.

  10. Guide Identifies State-By-State Opportunities, Barriers To Assisting Low-Income Water Customers
    7/18/2017

    To assist low-income households in the U.S. with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state.