Funding News

  1. Four Of Five Voters Agree: Now's The Time To Invest In Water Infrastructure
    4/18/2018

    Recently, the Value of Water Campaign released the results from its third annual national poll demonstrating steadfast bipartisan support for water infrastructure, irrespective of the cost.

  2. Court Greenlights Water Shutoff Lawsuit
    4/17/2018

    A court decided last week that a woman whose water service was shut off is allowed to sue Syracuse for that action.

  3. Criticism Dogs EPA Chief
    4/16/2018

    At the helm of the nation’s top environmental agency during the Trump era, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was tasked with downsizing the agency and cutting regulations that are costly to industry.

  4. Water Tariffs Will Need To Rise By 5.9% A Year To Achieve The Sustainable Development Goals, New GWI Report Finds
    4/12/2018

    A new market report published by GWI has found that water tariffs will need to increase by 5.9% each year in order to generate the $449B of annual investment required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation by 2030, and maintain existing infrastructure.

  5. Combined Water Sector Gathers In Washington To Demand Infrastructure Funding, Research Support
    4/12/2018

    The nation’s leading water organizations are gathering in the nation’s capital to call on Congress and the Trump Administration to increase investment in water resources, specifically water infrastructure and research, and to elevate water as a national priority.

  6. EPA Awards $25.4M To Train And Assist Small Drinking Water And Wastewater Systems
    4/11/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the award of more than $25M in grants to help the country’s small drinking and wastewater systems and private well owners better protect public health and the environment.

  7. Public Water Scores A Win In California
    4/10/2018

    Organizers on the Monterey Peninsula in California who want their privately-owned water provider to become publicly-owned have taken a step toward accomplishing that goal.

  8. Millstreet Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
    4/9/2018

    To progress the project, Irish Water has submitted an application for a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) which is essential to deliver this project. Irish Water has been liaising with all landowners to keep them updated on the project.

  9. Building A Roadmap For Water’s Future At The Global Water Summit 2018
    4/9/2018

    The Global Water Summit 2018 will take place in Paris on 15th-17th April 2018. The conference comes at a time of widespread change for the international water sector, with new finance sources, PPP opportunities, and $100B of national infrastructure spending plans being unveiled in several key water markets, and the event will unpack these emerging trends as part of its theme of “Transcending Boundaries”.

  10. EPA Announces New Funding For Water Infrastructure Projects In Puerto Rico
    4/9/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5B in loans, which could leverage over $11B in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program.