Funding Solutions & Insight for Utility Managers

  1. How Will British Water Survive Brexit?
    7/21/2016

    Amid uncertainty of how, or if, business will continue in an independent UK, the industry trade association British Water is confident that it can help members navigate the new landscape.

  2. How To Evolve With Rising Water Prices
    7/1/2016

    The rising cost of water has forced utilities to evolve, in their practices and in the ways they interact with a public asked to pay higher rates.

  3. A Game Plan For Water Technology Innovation
    6/23/2016

    The Milken Innovation Center at the Jerusalem Institute has mapped out best practices for water industry innovation and a framework for converting ideas into action.

  4. The Future Costs Of Hurricane Damage
    6/16/2016

    The Congressional Budget Office released a report this month indicating that increases in hurricane damage and the resulting requests for federal aid will outpace the country’s economic growth. If these predictions come to fruition, utilities in coastal areas should be prepared to handle increased storm surges and recover without abundant federal aid.

  5. A Wise Investment: Convincing Congress Of State Revolving Funds
    6/6/2016

    A recent economics benefit analysis has found that increased investment into the Drinking and Clean Water State Revolving Funds will have robust benefits for the economy at large. But will it be enough to increase funding?

  6. How To Pursue Your Next Capital Project
    5/25/2016

    The Water Research Foundation will sponsor the creation of a digital tool for deciding on the best delivery methods for drinking water and wastewater capital improvement projects: design-build, design-bid-build, or construction manager at risk.

  7. DC Water Develops Its Own Future With Open Innovation
    5/23/2016

    In an effort to merge the roles of innovator and end user, DC Water launched an “open innovation” program that encourages employees to identify emerging technologies and upcoming regulatory changes, undertake scientific research, and ultimately make recommendations for new technologies or practices to be implemented.

  8. New President, New Vision For Water
    5/9/2016

    In the midst of this U.S. presidential race, a thought about Ronald Reagan (apolitical, I promise): Known as the “Great Communicator,” it’s certainly no coincidence that Reagan was an actor before becoming president; and honed communication skills, especially in times of trouble, are vital to effective leadership.

  9. Maximizing Water And Wastewater Opportunities
    5/5/2016

    This paper illustrates the significant trends and related growth opportunities in the water industry. It also demonstrates how creative financing solutions can help key players in this market take immediate action to implement comprehensive, cost-effective strategies in spite of constrained capital budgets.

  10. The Bible On Effective Utility Management
    4/28/2016

    The U.S. EPA and multiple water groups recently gathered during Water Week 2016 in Washington, D.C. to announce updates to an essential guide for effective utility management (EUM). If utilities aren't already familiar with this document, they need to be.