Funding News

  1. Trump Signs Historic Water Funding Bill
    10/24/2018

    President Trump signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 into law today, making federal water infrastructure investment a top priority for the nation. This important legislation will help communities across the nation — big and small, rural and urban, red and blue — improve the safety and reliability of their drinking and wastewater systems. For the past year, Hydraulic Institute staff and members have met with legislators in the US Congress and on both sides of the aisle, advocating for this legislation and touting its importance to American jobs, US competitiveness and the health of communities.

  2. New Water Investment Company — Bridging The Water Finance Gap In Developing Countries
    10/19/2018

    Globally, over 2 billion people lack access to clean drinking water and more than twice as many have no access to basic sanitation. 

  3. Indiana Water Privatization Needs Court Approval
    10/16/2018

    The fate of a water utility in Indiana lies in the hands of a court.

  4. WateReuse Association Congratulates Congress For Moving Major Water Infrastructure Legislation Forward
    10/16/2018

    Congress moved America’s Infrastructure Act and its critical Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), Title I, forward to the President for signature on October 10. The WateReuse Association congratulates Congress for taking these important steps to support our most valuable resource – water.

  5. Cape Town Leads The Way To Drought-Proof Water Tariffs
    10/12/2018

    The South African city has topped Global Water Intelligence’s annual listing of the largest water tariff increases in 2018 with a 390% increase in the benchmark price of water and wastewater services.

  6. Control Of Dysfunctional Water Utility Seized
    10/11/2018

    A judge has ordered that an Arizona water utility hand over its reins to a management entity or face jail time.

  7. NACWA Lauds Bipartisan Passage Of The America's Water Infrastructure Act
    10/10/2018

    With the Senate passage of the America's Water Infrastructure Act, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) commends both the House and Senate for their strong collaboration with the Association throughout the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) process to ensure the inclusion of several bipartisan provisions that are important to the municipal clean water sector.

  8. APWA Applauds Congress On The Passage Of Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill
    10/10/2018

    The American Public Works Association (APWA) applauds Congress for passing S. 3021, “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018”, which includes bipartisan elements of bills passed by several Congressional committees, including the Secure Required Funding for Water Infrastructure Now (SRF WIN) Act, the Drinking Water System Improvement Act, and other elements related to water infrastructure.

  9. Water-Access Limits Could Complicate Massive Reservoir
    10/4/2018

    Sites Reservoir is a major new water project planned in California with funding from the Proposition 1 state water bond.

  10. Bureau Of Reclamation Selects 54 Projects To Receive $26.5M To Improve Water Efficiency In The West
    10/2/2018

    Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced that Reclamation has selected 54 projects to receive a total of $26.5 million through WaterSMART water and energy efficiency grants. This funding will be leveraged to accomplish approximately $167 million in improvements throughout the West