Funding News

  1. Not Everything Is Broken With U.S. Transportation And Water Infrastructure; Improved Targeted Strategies Needed To Fix Infrastructure Funding And Finance

    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.

  2. Eversource Completes Acquisition Of Aquarion Water Company

    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.

  3. Iowa Has Secured $12 Million For Water Projects

    At a time when many water systems around the country need all the help they can get with protecting source water, maintaining infrastructure, and eliminating contaminants, the state of Iowa has secured a critical boost.

  4. Water Environment Federation Urges Congress To Fund Key Water Programs

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is strongly urging Congress to continue federal investment in water infrastructure, geographic watershed and state grant programs, water systems security, and water research programs as it finalizes Fiscal Year 2018 spending bills.

  5. NJ Voters Consider Water Privatization This Month

    The question of whether to privatize water systems was on the ballot of three New Jersey towns this month.

  6. H2O Innovation: Utility Partners Renews & Extends Two Operation And Maintenance Contracts, Totalling $14.2M

    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 an operation and maintenance contract and extended the duration of an existing municipal project, totalling $14.2M, which brings the Corporation’s O&M business backlog to $61.9M, excluding the projects sales backlog.

  7. Four Sligo Towns To Receive Major Upgrade Of Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Irish Water, working in partnership with Sligo County Council, has announced it will invest approximately €16M as part of the upgrade of four wastewater treatment plants in County Sligo, namely Grange, Strandhill, Tubbercurry and Ballinafad.

  8. EPA Awards Nearly $4.4M To Restore Lake Champlain And Protect Against Harmful Algal Blooms

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $4,395,000 in Lake Champlain restoration funding to help address outbreaks of harmful algal blooms and the spread of invasive species in Lake Champlain.

  9. Orange County Water District Water Recycling Project Receives Prop 1 Funding

    $9.1M in competitive Proposition 1 funding will go toward a critical Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District) water recycling project, the Mid Basin Centennial Park Injection (MBI) Project.

  10. Will Trump Kill The Rural Utilities Service Program?

    Though it may surprise most Americans, there are plenty of places in this country that do not have access to clean water. And a recent news report put the blame for that on the current Presidential administration.