Funding News

  1. Veolia North America Partners With Downriver Utility Wastewater Authority (DUWA) To Assume Operations And Management Of Wastewater Services In Wayne County, MI
    10/1/2018

    Veolia North America announced recently that it has entered into a contract to assume operations and management responsibilities for wastewater services in 13 tributary communities in Wayne County, Mich.

  2. Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) Acquires Federal Energy Infrastructure Solutions
    9/27/2018

    Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) announced recently that it has acquired Federal Energy Infrastructure Solutions, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables North America. The transaction allows Johnson Controls Federal Systems to expand on a long history of success in the federal government Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) marketplace.

  3. Baltimore To Vote On Water Privatization Ban
    9/24/2018

    Baltimore voters will consider a measure to ban privatization of the city water system this November, potentially making it the first major city to do so.

  4. Operating Expenditures For Water And Wastewater Utilities Approaching $100B Per Year
    9/18/2018

    Operating expenditures (OPEX) for water and wastewater utilities continue to climb at a steady clip, according to Bluefield Research’s recent 2018-2027 forecast.

  5. Ostara To Deliver City Of Atlanta Nutrient Recovery Facility Through Unique Alternative Finance Model
    9/18/2018

    Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, Inc has announced its partnership with the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management to install and operate a Nutrient Recovery Facility at the R.M. Clayton Water Reclamation Center (WRC), delivered under a design-build agreement and financed through a unique operating lease model.

  6. USDA Partners To Improve Water And Wastewater Infrastructure For More Than 442,000 Rural Americans Across 42 States
    9/17/2018

    Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett recently announced that USDA is investing $392M (PDF, 238 KB) to help rebuild and improve rural water and wastewater infrastructure in 42 states.

  7. City, State Leaders Celebrate Completion Of Fresno’s Largest-Ever Infrastructure Program
    9/17/2018

    Mayor Lee Brand and Public Utilities Director Michael Carbajal gathered with local, and state leaders today to mark the completion of the Southeast Surface Water Treatment Facility and the major pipeline projects of the City’s Recharge Fresno program, which collectively make up the City’s largest-ever infrastructure program and enable greater water sustainability through increased use of surface water and reduced groundwater pumping.

  8. Global Water Resources Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire Two Utilities
    9/13/2018

    Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Red Rock Utilities, an operator of a water utility and a wastewater utility with service areas in the Pinal and Pima counties of Arizona. The definitive agreement follows the Global Water’s letter of intent to acquire the utilities which was announced in June.

  9. EPA Backs West Virginia Plan To Improve Water Quality
    9/5/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has approved and helped fund a more than $50M plan by West Virginia to implement key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants to better serve residents, increase efficiency and reduce pollution.

  10. Thames Water Unveils Record Investment Plan To Support Customers And The Environment
    9/3/2018

    Thames Water has recently submitted its five-year business plan to Ofwat, putting customers at the heart of its operations, prioritising affordability and unveiling a record spend on infrastructure.