Funding News

  1. Indiana American Water Acquires Charlestown Water System In Southern Indiana
    3/7/2019

    Indiana American Water President Deborah Dewey recently announced the company’s acquisition of Charlestown Water, a municipal water utility located in southern Indiana.

  2. Congressional Hearing On Water Infrastructure Investment: NACWA Proposes Solutions That Would Protect Public Health And Create Jobs
    3/7/2019

    Recently, during a public hearing held by the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment—specifically to examine the current state of the country's clean water infrastructure—a Board Member of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) proposed solutions for "the infrastructure gap," or the future investment needed to maintain clean water systems in comparison to current investments; and "the affordability challenge," which is the burden of rising infrastructure maintenance costs on low-income ratepayers.

  3. Clean Water Funding Investment Bill Introduced In Congress
    3/6/2019

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) joins other major clean water organizations in supporting the bipartisan introduction of the Water Quality Protection and Jobs Creation Act of 2019.

  4. Xylem Signs First-Of-Its-Kind Revolving Credit Facility In U.S. To Couple Interest Rates With Sustainability Performance
    3/5/2019

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has announced execution of its new $800M Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility.

  5. Prince George’s County, MD And Corvias Complete Stormwater Partnership Ahead Of Schedule, Under Budget
    3/1/2019

    The Clean Water Partnership (CWP), a 30-year community-based public-private partnership (CBP3) between Prince George’s County, Maryland and Corvias, has achieved a tremendous milestone with the completion of the initial pilot phase in half the time, under budget, all while increasing outreach to key community stakeholders and investing in Prince George’s County’s small minority and disadvantaged businesses.

  6. EPA Provides $202M Loan To Modernize Baltimore’s Wastewater Infrastructure
    2/25/2019

    Recently, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a $202M Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Baltimore, Md., to help the city make system-wide upgrades to its aging wastewater infrastructure at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  7. The Government Of Puerto Rico Repays Clean Water And Drinking Water Fund Debt
    2/20/2019

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that the Government of Puerto Rico has repaid its $194.5M debt to the Puerto Rico Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs).

  8. Debate Rages Over The Value Of Acquired Water Systems In Kentucky
    2/20/2019

    There will always be some debate between public officials and privately-run water and wastewater systems. In Kentucky, this has manifested into controversy over a new bill.

  9. California Debates New Tax For Clean Drinking Water
    2/15/2019

    A difficult water treatment scenario is playing out for lawmakers in California. Local consumers want their contaminated water cleaned up, but taxpayers don’t want to have to pay for it.

  10. Look Beyond Five-Year Plans, MP Tells Water Industry
    2/11/2019

    The water industry needs to move beyond the five-year regulatory price review if it is to deliver for customers and the environment, Angela Smith MP told a gathering of over 200 water industry professionals at a British Water networking event.