Funding News

  1. Carcassonne Agglo Urban Area Selects Suez To Manage Some Of Its Water And Wastewater Treatment Contracts
    12/15/2017

    Carcassonne Agglo urban area has jurisdiction for collective drinking water and wastewater treatment services in its 82 municipalities. Following consultation with the mayors of these municipalities, councillors made a unanimous decision to adopt two modes of management from 1st January 2018.

  2. Ohio EPA Announces 2018 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
    12/15/2017

    Ohio EPA has finalized the 2018 Program Management Plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for projects that improve the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes and other water bodies.

  3. Study Estimates $13 To $15B Boost To U.S. Economy Through Water Efficiency
    12/14/2017

    A direct investment of $10B in water and energy efficiency programs could boost U.S GDP by $13 to $15B and create 120,000 to 260,000 jobs, all while saving between 6.5 and 10 trillion gallons of water, according to a new analysis by the Alliance for Water efficiency.

  4. Idaho Town’s Wastewater Funding Questions Mirror Nation’s
    12/13/2017

    The line that a wastewater utility in Nampa, ID, is attempting to straddle this month is emblematic of the nation’s struggle to address the costs of desperately needed treatment plant upgrades.

  5. EPA Awards Pacific Northwest Tribes Just Over $2M For Water Quality Protection & Restoration
    12/12/2017

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1,039,686 to support 32 tribes with their nonpoint source pollution programs, and an additional $975,548 under the competitive grant program to 10 of the tribes for specific restoration and protection projects, boosting tribal water quality programs across three Northwest states to help protect people’s health and the environment.

  6. EPA Provides The U.S. Virgin Islands $100,000 To Protect And Improve Water Quality
    12/12/2017

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) with $100,000 to give it the tools and flexibility to support communities of the U.S. Virgin Islands that depend on clean water resources.

  7. Water Rate Increases Drive Residents Out Of South Carolina Town
    12/12/2017

    The cost of water in Lake Wylie, SC, is so high that some residents may move out of town.

  8. Belcarra And Lahardaun Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades Improving Discharges To River Moy SAC
    12/6/2017

    Irish Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, has just completed an upgrade of two wastewater treatment plants which has improved the quality of effluent being discharged into two rivers that form part of the River Moy Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

  9. Not Everything Is Broken With U.S. Transportation And Water Infrastructure; Improved Targeted Strategies Needed To Fix Infrastructure Funding And Finance
    12/5/2017

    Transportation and water infrastructure funding and finance in the United States are not nearly as dire as some believe, but a national consensus on infrastructure priorities, accompanied by targeted spending and selected policy changes, is needed, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

  10. Eversource Completes Acquisition Of Aquarion Water Company
    12/4/2017

    Eversource achieved an important milestone recently, closing on its purchase of the Aquarion Water Company and in the process becoming the only U.S.-based electric utility to also own a water utility.