Funding News

  1. USDA Invests In Rural Water And Wastewater Infrastructure In 20 States

    Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley recently announced that USDA is investing in 40 projects in 20 states to improve rural water infrastructure (PDF, 151 KB).

  2. Flint To Cut Wastewater Budget Despite Needed Improvements

    The City of Flint, Michigan — the country’s most visible victim of lead contamination in drinking water brought on by outdated infrastructure — has recently run into trouble financing much needed improvements on the wastewater side.

  3. First-Ever Stormwater Needs Survey Shows $7.5B Annual Funding Gap

    The first-ever analysis of needs of the U.S. stormwater sector shows an estimated $7.5B annual funding gap and revealed top priorities and challenges across the country.

  4. EPA Announces Availability Of $2.6B In New Funding To Improve Water Infrastructure Across The United States

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the availability of more than $125M in new funds to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in the EPA Region 8 states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

  5. Interior Secretary Awards States More Than $20M In Grants Supporting Coastal Wetlands Conservation, Recreation And Communities

    Recently, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is awarding more than $20M to 22 projects in 11 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 7,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program.

  6. Brown And Caldwell To Manage $200M Water Resiliency Program In Phoenix

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, has been selected by the City of Phoenix, Arizona, to provide program management services for the City’s Zone 3D and 4A Improvements Program.

  7. Orascom Construction Joint Venture To Build A Large Water Treatment Plant In Egypt For USD 739 Million

    Orascom Construction PLC announces that its 50:50 joint venture with Arab Contractors has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to build a water treatment plant in Egypt for USD 739 million.

  8. Top 50 Strategic U.S. Infrastructure Projects Report Released

    The U.S. infrastructure industry is at a moment of transition, and President Trump is again talking infrastructure with Capitol Hill, tabling a $2T investment number.

  9. WatrHub Inc. Acquires SplashLink To Expand Water Industry Data Portfolio

    WatrHub Inc. announces today its acquisition of SplashLink, in a move to strategically advance its vision of becoming the “Bloomberg for Water”. This acquisition strengthens WatrHub’s position as the de facto source of strategic market data for Water Industry Leaders.

  10. $25B In Government Funds Deliver Critical Dollars For Water Infrastructure In 2018

    The federal government’s role in rehabilitating water utility infrastructure in the U.S. is taking on even greater importance as municipalities are challenged to keep pace with the aging of more than 70,000 water & wastewater treatment systems and three million miles of underground pipe networks, nationwide.