Funding News

  1. 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).

  2. Debate Rages Over The Value Of Acquired Water Systems In Kentucky
    2/20/2019

    There will always be some debate between public officials and privately-run water and wastewater systems. In Kentucky, this has manifested into controversy over a new bill.

  3. California Debates New Tax For Clean Drinking Water
    2/15/2019

    A difficult water treatment scenario is playing out for lawmakers in California. Local consumers want their contaminated water cleaned up, but taxpayers don’t want to have to pay for it.

  4. Look Beyond Five-Year Plans, MP Tells Water Industry
    2/11/2019

    The water industry needs to move beyond the five-year regulatory price review if it is to deliver for customers and the environment, Angela Smith MP told a gathering of over 200 water industry professionals at a British Water networking event.

  5. EPA Advances President Trump's Infrastructure Agenda Through Accelerated Investments In America's Water Infrastructure
    2/7/2019

    As highlighted in President Trump's State of the Union address and in support of the President's Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accelerated investment in the nation's aging water infrastructure.

  6. Water Environment Federation Member To Testify To Congress
    2/6/2019

    Charlotte (N.C.) Water Director Angela Lee will speak during a Feb. 7 hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

  7. DBIA: Standing Ovations Are Nice, But Is Washington Serious About Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure – This Time?
    2/5/2019

    “In this politically divisive era, there are few issues which garner as wide support across parties, regions and states as infrastructure investment. However, even that support has not yielded much more than promises. We can’t pave streets with promises.

  8. See Why Design-Build Is The Fastest Growing Delivery Process In America
    1/28/2019

    The Design-Build Institute of America has compiled the nation’s most recent design-build research into one easy to use (and share) resource – the Design-Build Data Sourcebook.

  9. Bureau Of Reclamation Makes Funding Available For Projects That Build Long-Term Resilience To Drought
    1/24/2019

    The Bureau of Reclamation has made a funding opportunity available as part of its WaterSMART Drought Response Program for projects that build long-term resilience to drought and reduce the need for emergency response actions. Reclamation anticipates awarding between 10 and 15 drought resiliency projects this year.

  10. American Water Accepting Applications For 2019 Environmental Grant Program
    1/24/2019

    American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced recently that applications are now being accepted by its participating state subsidiaries for the company’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program awards.