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The Southern Delivery System began operations in April 2016 and features 50 miles of predominantly 66-in. pipeline.

What’s in Trump’s infrastructure plan?

February 13, 2018 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

President Donald Trump this week unveiled some specifics on his $1.5 billion-plus infrastructure investment plan after calling for a new commitment to rebuilding America’s infrastructure in his January State of the Union address. “This morning I submitted legislative principles to Congress that will spur the biggest and boldest infrastructure overhaulRead More

Water Finance Conference call for speakers extended

Water Finance Conference call for speakers extended

February 12, 2018 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The deadline to submit an abstract for the 2018 Water Finance Conference has been extended to Friday, February 23. The fourth annual Water Finance Conference, to be held August 28-29, 2018, in Washington, D.C., is a two-day event aimed at gathering executive-level utility professionals, including directors, general managers, superintendents, CEOs, CFOsRead More

Trump puts price tag on infrastructure plan, calls for private sector investment

Trump puts price tag on infrastructure plan, calls for private sector investment

January 31, 2018 at 9:30 am 0 comments

In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed at least a $1.5 trillion investment in improvements to U.S. infrastructure, noting it as a top priority for his administration in the coming year while criticizing the current pace of needed construction projects. “I am askingRead More

What does the leaked White House infrastructure plan tell us?

What does the leaked White House infrastructure plan tell us?

January 29, 2018 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

An early draft of the White House’s proposed infrastructure improvement plan leaked last week. The draft reveals some details of a plan to revitalize U.S. water infrastructure, as well as improve transportation, land revitalization and Veteran’s Affairs facilities. First reported by Axios, the leaked six-page document titled “Funding Principles” appears toRead More

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Suez, Aclara ink AMI partnership for U.S. market

January 16, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

SUEZ North America and Aclara today announced an exclusive strategic partnership to deliver advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) that will enable SUEZ to better serve municipalities across the United States. The agreement, which is exclusive to the U.S. marketplace, allows both companies to leverage their strengths toRead More

Reflections from Washington, D.C. — Water Infrastructure in the Balance

Reflections from Washington, D.C. — Water Infrastructure in the Balance

December 20, 2017 at 7:20 am 0 comments

By Michael Deane As we reflect upon the first year of the Trump Administration, I would like to offer some insight into recent developments in Washington, D.C., and what we are likely to see in 2018 with respect to water infrastructure funding and reform. This year began with an ambitiousRead More

Deane to depart NAWC in February 2018

Deane to depart NAWC in February 2018

December 11, 2017 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced today that executive director Michael Deane will leave the association, effective Feb. 1, 2018. Deane has led the trade association for private regulated utilities and operating companies since June 2009. “Michael’s leadership over the past eight years has strengthened the association andRead More

American Water raises $470,000 for United Way 

American Water raises $470,000 for United Way 

December 4, 2017 at 10:26 am 0 comments

American Water announced recently that the company has raised approximately $470,000 company-wide for local United Way organizations across the nation. “Our employees have a long history of supporting United Way, and we are fortunate to have such generous people with a wonderful giving spirit,” said Susan Story, president and CEORead More

NAWC names Colleen Newman as government relations director

NAWC names Colleen Newman as government relations director

November 16, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Colleen Newman has been named as the new director of government relations for the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC). Newman will lead NAWC’s efforts to promote policies supporting sustainable solutions to the nation’s water infrastructure investment and management challenges. These solutions require innovation and, working with NAWC members andRead More

Report: Private sector poised to capitalize on billions in municipal water opportunities

Report: Private sector poised to capitalize on billions in municipal water opportunities

November 15, 2017 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

In the wake of tightening municipal budgets, environmental violations, and aging infrastructure, private players are poised to capitalize on struggling water and wastewater utilities. According to a new report, U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater: Defining the Addressable Market for Private Investment, Bluefield Research estimates the total market value of moreRead More

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