Funding News

  1. Governor Cuomo Announces Availability Of $350M For Water System Upgrades Statewide And Directs Health Department To Begin Adopting Maximum Contaminant Levels For PFOA, PFOS And 1,4-Dioxane
    7/8/2019

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that $350M is now available through the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act and the Intermunicipal Water Infrastructure Grant Program for municipalities with infrastructure projects that protect public health or improve water quality.

  2. NAWC And Mazars USA Release Inaugural U.S. Water And Wastewater Contract Operations Market Report
    7/2/2019

    The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) recently released the inaugural edition of the U.S. Water and Wastewater Contract Operations Market Report. The study establishes accurate, aggregated market data for Contract Operators in the U.S. The goal of the research is to provide a more robust representation of the market size and its growth year-after-year on an industry level.

  3. USDA Invests In Rural Water And Wastewater Infrastructure In 29 States
    6/26/2019

    Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley recently announced that USDA is investing $192M in 71 projects located across 29 states to improve rural water infrastructure(PDF, 201 KB).

  4. Bureau Of Reclamation Selects 18 Projects To Receive $9M In WaterSMART Grants To Prepare And Build Resilience To Drought
    6/20/2019

    Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced that 18 projects will receive a total of $9M to prepare for drought. These projects will provide more flexibility and reliability for communities while reducing the need for emergency actions during a drought.

  5. ACCIONA Officially Opens The Saint John Drinking Water Treatment Plant In Canada
    6/18/2019

    The drinking water treatment plant and water distribution system for the City of Saint John in eastern Canada is the largest in the province and the oldest in the country and has been modernised by ACCIONA and inaugurated this week.

  6. Senator Melissa Hurtado Secures $15M In Funding For Safe And Clean Drinking Water For The Southern Central Valley In State Budget Bill
    6/17/2019

    Today, State Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) is pleased to announce a $15M one-time investment of General Funds for the southern Central Valley.

  7. Gillibrand And Delgado Introduce Legislation To Help Communities In New York And Across The Country Repair Their Aging Water Infrastructure
    6/14/2019

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19) recently announced legislation to help repair the nation’s aging water infrastructure.

  8. EPA And USDA Launch Innovative Nutrient Financing Webinar Series To Help Improve America’s Water Quality
    6/12/2019

    As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing efforts to promote creative problem solving and market-based approaches to reduce excess nutrients in our nation’s waterways, EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are kicking off a webinar series to educate the public on financing opportunities that are available to improve water quality.

  9. 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).

  10. 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.