Funding Solutions & Insight for Utility Managers

  1. Are EPA Mandates Overburdening The States?

    A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blasts the U.S. EPA and the Executive Branch for imposing environmental mandates without giving voice or financial consideration to the states’ plight.

  2. How Wisconsin Will Get The Lead Out

    A funding program from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will provide $14.5 million to replace lead service lines in the communities that need it most.

  3. How To Prioritize Your Aging Infrastructure Needs

    Everybody knows that aging infrastructure is a major issue for U.S. utilities. But as Dan Buonadonna, Global Technology Lead with CH2M, explains in this Water Online Radio interview, we’re getting smarter about what the specific challenges are.

  4. How Treatment Plants Can Access Solar Energy

    Southern California’s water district has announced plans for its latest solar-power generating facility. How can the alternative energy source impact the district’s bottom line? And how can other utilities implement similar programs?

  5. Building A Sustainable Solution For Wastewater Infrastructure

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s “Better Buildings” accelerator is the agency’s answer for an energy-efficient and ecologically conscious wastewater future.

  6. Are California’s Utilities Their Own Worst Drought Enemies?

    A bill under consideration in California would establish registry for energy use by the state’s water sector. Collecting that information could be a major step in stemming greenhouse gas emission and fighting drought.

  7. Workshopping The Water Quality Trading Market

    While several case studies demonstrate that participation in water quality trading markets can have dramatic economic benefits, relatively few communities participate. The U.S. EPA and USDA teamed up to find out why, hoping to increase participation.

  8. Testing The Future Of Wastewater For Small Towns

    A proposed program from the University of Iowa looks to provide affordable wastewater treatment to small communities through new technology.

  9. Is Progressive Design-Build Right For Water And Wastewater Capital Projects?

    Progressive design-build has emerged as a refined version of traditional options for pursuing capital projects. Is it the right fit for water and wastewater construction?

  10. A Foundation For Water’s Future

    The president of the Water Environment Federation discusses key organizational initiatives to improve the fate of the water/wastewater industry.