Funding News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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).

  10. 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.