Funding News

  1. Will More Strategic Funding Spur Water And Wastewater Treatment Innovation?
    3/14/2019

    The technological innovation that powers water and wastewater treatment processes — like new membranes for produced water cleanup or desalination technology for stressed water systems — is largely what drives the industrial and municipal treatment industries forward.

  2. Santa Fe First Ever To Finance Anaerobic Digester With Green Bonds
    3/12/2019

    The City of Santa Fe has achieved a wastewater first, establishing a financing model that may offer a new revenue approach for other cities throughout the country.

  3. EPA FY 2020 Budget Proposal Released
    3/11/2019

    The proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced recently, provides $6.1B to support the agency’s mission of protecting human health and the environment.

  4. Drought Presents Business Opportunity For Private Companies
    3/8/2019

    While pervasive drought in the American Southwest continues to present myriad problems for local water systems, it is also a dynamic opportunity — at least for private companies looking to capitalize on the scarcity.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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).