Private Financing / P3s

Does Trump’s infrastructure plan conflict with budget proposal?

Does Trump’s infrastructure plan conflict with budget proposal?

March 6, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump vowed to follow through on another key campaign promise when he announced during a recent address to Congress that he would ask for approval of a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan. However, Trump’s comments on increased infrastructure investment came just days after the White House outlined a FY18Read More

The Potential of Crowdfunding for Water P3s

The Potential of Crowdfunding for Water P3s

February 15, 2017 at 8:05 am 0 comments

By Brian Ross Around the world, public-private partnerships (P3s) play an increasingly critical role in meeting the need for investment in water infrastructure. However, P3s in the United States often fail to succeed due to political opposition, lack of transparency and public resistance to private control of critical water infrastructure.Read More

Stormwater P3s & Alternative Delivery Approaches: Myths & Realities

Stormwater P3s & Alternative Delivery Approaches: Myths & Realities

February 15, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Yuval Cohen In Hindu lore, a group of blind artisans are asked to touch an elephant and describe what they experience. Each person touches a different part, one part at a time, then they compare notes. The parable follows that each person describes what has been felt, but isRead More

Senate Dems float $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan

Senate Dems float $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan

January 30, 2017 at 7:30 am 1 comment

Water and wastewater infrastructure funding programs at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would receive an additional $110 billion over the next 10 years as part of a massive $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan unveiled by Senate Democrats in January.  A Blueprint to RebuildRead More

2017 Water Finance Conference heading to Milwaukee

2017 Water Finance Conference heading to Milwaukee

December 19, 2016 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

The 2017 Water Finance Conference will head to Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 28-29, for the 3rd annual event highlighting innovative financing approaches in the municipal water sector. The event will be held at the Harley-Davidson Museum® near downtown Milwaukee. In each of the past two years, the Water Finance Conference has gatheredRead More

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Construction crew strikes water main at Geary and Montgomety streets

Water Research Foundation publishes infrastructure funding report

December 19, 2016 at 11:32 am 0 comments

The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a leading sponsor of innovative research supporting the water community, has published a new report to help utilities assess several new and emerging capital financing alternatives. The report indicates that while the new capital funding options may help, utilities still need sufficient and sustained revenueRead More

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

P3 to Finance Historic SAWS Water Supply Project

November 21, 2016 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised international lenders led by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., in connection with financing for the $920 million Vista Ridge Project, a water pipeline and well field that is expected to provide 20 percent more water to the City of San Antonio for atRead More

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Construction crew strikes water main at Geary and Montgomety streets

Xylem, Key Partner on Equipment Finance Program

October 24, 2016 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Xylem and Key Equipment Finance recently announced a partnership to provide flexible equipment financing options for water utilities and other organizations interested in acquiring Xylem’s water and wastewater transport and treatment solutions. Xylem is a global water technology provider that enables customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use waterRead More

NAWC Announces Board Appointees

NAWC Announces Board Appointees

October 10, 2016 at 11:04 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced the organization’s new board of directors at its annual Water Summit last week. Martin Kropelnicki, president and CEO of California Water Service Group, has been elected president of the NAWC board of directors. Kropelnicki replaces Joe Gysel, president of EPCOR Water USA.Read More

NAWC Water Summit Provides Dynamic Forum for Public, Private Sector Leaders

NAWC Water Summit Provides Dynamic Forum for Public, Private Sector Leaders

September 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

Private water company executives, public utility officials, regulators and other industry leaders from across the country will gather in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 2-4 for the National Association of Water Companies’ (NAWC) 2016 Water Summit. Each year the NAWC Water Summit provides a dynamic forum for leaders in the waterRead More

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