Funding News

  1. Stormwater Authority Of Chester And Corvias Announce Continued Investment To Improve Local Stormwater Infrastructure

    The Stormwater Authority of Chester through its partnership with Corvias today announced a continued investment of $9.9M from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). The investment from PENNVEST will fund the implementation of a comprehensive infrastructure rehabilitation/improvement program for the stormwater system throughout the City of Chester.

  2. Five-Star Urban Grants Award $1.7M To Help Restore Urban Waters And Streams

    Recently, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced grants totaling $1.7M under NFWF’s Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program.

  3. EPA Announces Water Infrastructure Loans To Tualatin Valley Water District And The City Of Hillsboro, Totaling Nearly $640M

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans-one to Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the other to the City of Hillsboro (COH)-marking the first time that WIFIA has provided financing for two individual borrowers partnering on a joint project.

  4. EPA Clears The Way For Much Needed Funds For Water And Sewer Repairs In Puerto Rico

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) announced the restructuring of more than 200 delinquent loans—totaling approximately $571M in principal—owed to Puerto Rico’s clean water and drinking water State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs.

  5. USDA Invests In Rural Water And Wastewater Infrastructure In 24 States

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe recently announced that USDA is investing $135M in 49 projects to improve rural water infrastructure in 24 states (PDF, 170 KB).

  6. U.S. Water & Wastewater Bills Climb, Exposing Questions Of Affordability

    U.S. municipal water & wastewater utility bills increased 3.6% over the last year, according to a new U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Bill Index from Bluefield Research.

  7. Brown and Caldwell Welcomes Dan Augusti To Growing Integrated Project Delivery Team

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, today announced the expansion of its integrated project delivery team as Dan Augusti joins the firm as senior director, client services.

  8. Business Stream Secures Over £250M In New Contract Wins

    Edinburgh based water retailer Business Stream has generated over £250M in new contract wins in the two years since the English retail water market opened in April 2017.

  9. Harris, Kildee, Lawrence Announce Comprehensive Legislation To Address Nation’s Water Crisis

    U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Monday announced the Water Justice Act, landmark legislation to ensure that the nation’s water supply is safe, affordable, and sustainable. To address the ongoing drinking water crisis in the country, the comprehensive legislation would immediately invest in communities and schools to test for and remove contaminants in water, including replacing toxic lead service lines.

  10. Ofwat Unveils Programme Of Huge Investment, Service Improvements And Lower Bills For Water Customers

    Ofwat has recently set out a major package of investment to signal a new era for what the water sector delivers for customers and the environment.