Funding News

  1. EPA Invites 39 Projects To Apply For WIFIA Loans To Finance $10B In Water Infrastructure Upgrades

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 39 projects in 16 states and D.C. to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans.

  2. Agencies Collaborate To Launch AguaCares

    On Nov. 1, leaders from El Paso Water, Project Amistad and the City of El Paso announced a new customer assistance program called AguaCares. The program officially launches Jan. 2 and will focus on helping elderly, low-income customers who struggle to pay their water and wastewater bills.

  3. NACWA Praises Bipartisan Low-Income Water Assistance Legislation

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) strongly supports the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act (S.3564), officially unveiled recently by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD).

  4. Australian Resource Recovery And Reuse Market Growth Driven By Corporate And Environmental Stewardship And Cost Reduction, Reports Frost & Sullivan

    The adoption of innovative technology is expected to revolutionize wastewater resource recovery and reuse projects in Australia despite key challenges faced such as ageing infrastructure and financial constraints.

  5. WRF Releases RFPs For Seven Potable Reuse Projects

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announces that Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are available for seven new research projects funded under the Advancing Potable Reuse Initiative. These RFPs are funded through WRF and the California State Water Resources Control Board.

  6. U.S. EPA Announces $5.8M For Environmental Improvements On Tribal Lands In Nevada

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $5.8M in funding to 18 tribes in Nevada to invest in environmental programs and water infrastructure.

  7. Rising Wastewater Operating Costs Are Main Driver Of Water Tariff Growth In 2018

    The results of GWI’s 2018 Global Water Tariff Survey have revealed that the average tariff for wastewater services grew by 4.1% between July 2017 and July 2018, compared with a 3.5% growth in the average water tariff over the same period.

  8. Utilities Called Out For Water Shutoff Policies

    Over a million people lost their water service in recent years due to shutoffs by major providers in a sign of the growing challenge of water affordability.

  9. British Water Hosts Three Events To Boost International Trade

    British Water is hosting three international events over two days to support UK exporters in the water and wastewater sector. A Meet-the-Buyer Water Workshop takes place at the Institute of Directors in London on 20 November 2018 and is followed by the trade association’s annual International Reception, which features a keynote speech from Peter Simpson, chief executive of Anglian Water Group.

  10. The Irrigation Association Welcomes Water Infrastructure Bill Signed Into Law

    The Irrigation Association is pleased to support America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which was signed into law on October 23.