Water Finance

Activity on the Infrastructure Funding Front

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In a televised address to Congress on Sept. 8, President Barack Obama called for the passage of the American Jobs Act, which includes investment in infrastructure for roads, bridges, railroads, airports and schools.

Milwaukee to Host Water Summit V: ?Achieving Harmony with Water?

Milwaukee to Host Water Summit V: ?Achieving Harmony with Water?

September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Milwaukee Water Council will host its fifth annual Water Summit conference Sept. 19-20 at Milwaukee?s Discovery World/Pier Wisconsin complex.

ACE Visits Washington

ACE Visits Washington

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Leadership was the theme of this year?s American Water Works Association?s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE) held in Washington, D.C., June 12-16. Thousands of water professionals from around the world gathered at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to take part in educational sessions and view exhibitors products and services.

Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act Introduced

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Lawmakers chose the site of a recent water main break in Clifton, N.J., to announce the introduction of bills that would lift the cap on private activity bonds (now referred to as exempt facility bonds) for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

Layne Christensen Co. Acquires Wildcat Civil Services

May 2, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Layne Christensen Co. announced that the acquisition of Wildcat Civil Services, a cured-in-place rehabilitation company based in Kiowa, Colo.

2011 U.S. Water Prize Winners Announced

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance announced the 2011 U.S. Water Prize winners. Each winner has been recognized for their watershed-based models and programs that advance our country toward greater water sustainability.

Clean Water America Alliance Welcomes Grumbles

January 6, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance welcomed Ben Grumbles, a dynamic water policy professional, as its new President in December.

Mayors Water Council Meets in California

Mayors Water Council Meets in California

December 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council met Oct. 14-15 in Pleasanton, Calif. Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, Co-Chair of the council, hosted the meeting. There were over 70 registrants.

EPA Reviewing Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water

September 29, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has issued voluntary information requests to nine natural gas service companies regarding the process known as hydraulic fracturing.

Honolulu Agrees to Address Wastewater System

September 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

A comprehensive settlement has been reached with the City and County of Honolulu that will address Clean Water Act compliance at Honolulu?s wastewater collection and treatment systems, the Justice Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Hawaii Attorney General?s Office, Hawaii Department of Health, and three environmental groups announced Aug. 10.