Funding News

  1. H2O Innovation: Utility Partners Renews & Extends Three Operation And Maintenance Contracts, Totalling $8.3M

    H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce that Utility Partners, LLC (“UP”), its business line providing operation and maintenance services (“O&M”) in the United States, recently renewed and extended three (3) operation and maintenance contracts, totalling $8.3M, bringing the Corporation’s O&M business backlog to $68.1M on March 31st 2018, excluding the projects sales backlog.

  2. EPA Announces New Funding For Water Infrastructure Projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billion in loans, which could leverage over $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Prospective borrowers seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submit a letter of interest (LOI) by July 6, 2018.

  3. Los Angeles Threatens Delta Tunnels Project

    Los Angeles is taking a firm position on the proposed Delta tunnels project: If city residents must pay more than their fair share, the city will oppose the deal.

  4. CAPEX Forecast For U.S. Water Infrastructure Improvements: $683B By 2027

    Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure will exceed $683B over the next decade, according to new forecasts from Bluefield Research.

  5. Project Will Improve Water Quality In Killala, Foxford And Charlestown

    Irish Water is working in conjunction with Mayo County Council to end the discharge of untreated wastewater into Killala Bay, and to help improve the water quality in the Mullaghanoe River and the River Moy. The total investment in this key project to achieve environmental compliance in these areas will be approximately €19M.

  6. As Communities Across New York Suffer From Aging Water Infrastructure, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Help Fund Critical Water System Upgrades

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced new legislation, the Promoting Infrastructure and Protecting the Economy (PIPE) Act, which would create a new grant program for water infrastructure projects.

  7. WWEMA Sends Letter To President Trump And Secretary Ross -- Tariff Proclamations Already Negatively Impacting Costs And Projects

    The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) WWEMA sent a letter to President Trump and Secretary Ross on Friday, March 16, 2018 outlining our concerns with the unintended consequences of the President’s March 15, 2018 tariff proclamations on steel and aluminum.

  8. Bureau Of Reclamation Announces Fiscal Year 2018 WaterSMART Program Funding Opportunities For Water And Energy Efficiency, Small-Scale Water Efficiency, And Water Marketing Strategy Projects

    The Bureau of Reclamation has released three funding opportunities for fiscal year 2018, Water and Energy Efficiency Grants, Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects and Water Marketing Strategy Grants, all of which are part of the Department of the Interior’s WaterSMART program initiative.

  9. Sizing Up New York’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    A new report published in the February 24th issue of the Water Research journal evaluates New York State’s publicly-owned treatment works (POTWs) and asks the question, “Is Bigger Better?”

  10. SJW Group And Connecticut Water Service, Inc. To Combine In All-Stock Transaction To Create Leading Water Utility Company

    SJW Group and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. today announced that both companies' boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine through a merger of equals to create the 3rd largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility in the United States, based on pro forma enterprise value and combined rate base.