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What’s Next for Federal Clean Water Initiatives?

What’s Next for Federal Clean Water Initiatives?

April 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

By Kristina Surfus The past year has been both an exciting and frustrating time for following federal clean water initiatives. This is particularly true for advocates of a strong federal funding partnership for clean water, like the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). The 2016 election season, which placedRead More

EPA backs Colorado’s $25 million water infrastructure plan

EPA backs Colorado’s $25 million water infrastructure plan

December 18, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded approximately $10.6 million in clean water infrastructure and $14.3 million in drinking water state revolving loan funding (SRF) to the State of Colorado to support key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater and drinking water plants to ensure clean drinkingRead More

Florida DEP announces SRF money for water quality projects

Florida DEP announces SRF money for water quality projects

October 16, 2017 at 11:08 am 0 comments

  The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) programs recently committed nearly $200 million in low-interest loans and grants for 45 statewide clean water and drinking water projects. Both funding programs include grants and loans for planning, designing and constructing water systems. “We are pleasedRead More

Bowden joins Gannett Fleming

Bowden joins Gannett Fleming

September 18, 2017 at 9:26 am 0 comments

Gannett Fleming has announced that Greg Bowden, Ph.D., has joined the company as its national wastewater process leader. In this role, Bowden will be responsible for delivering advanced wastewater planning and process technology to the firm’s municipal, utility, regional authority and industrial clients across the U.S. “Dedicated to lifelong wastewaterRead More

NACWA releases ‘Environmental Justice Compendium’ touting clean water success

NACWA releases ‘Environmental Justice Compendium’ touting clean water success

July 14, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and a nationwide coalition of clean water agencies and utilities has released findings from its new Environmental Justice Compendium (EJ Compendium) entitled, Opportunities for Municipal Clean Water Utilities to Advance Environmental Justice and Community Service. Officials from clean water agencies across theRead More

New York goes in big on clean water bill

New York goes in big on clean water bill

April 18, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

New York’s 2017-18 state budget has included a new clean water infrastructure bill that will allocate $2.5 billion for projects across the state. The money will be used to repair and replace old pipes and water mains to ensure clean drinking water, as well as making source water land acquisitionsRead More

Dreyfuss-Wells to succeed Ciaccia as NEORSD CEO

Dreyfuss-Wells to succeed Ciaccia as NEORSD CEO

January 10, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) has announced that Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells will be appointed chief executive officer effective Feb. 11. Dreyfuss-Wells will succeed Julius Ciaccia, who after more than nine years as CEO, will retire on Feb. 10. Dreyfuss-Wells has been with the Sewer District since 2008, and currentlyRead More

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NACWA, AMWA to Collaborate on Advocacy Projects

November 28, 2016 at 9:36 am 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ (NACWA) Board of Directors met in Alexandria, Va., on Nov. 16 to consider critical Targeted Action Fund (TAF) projects aimed at supporting the association’s member agencies and its advocacy agenda, and also witnessed the signing of a Statement of Collaboration with the AssociationRead More

USDA to Invest $331 Million for Rural Clean Water

USDA to Invest $331 Million for Rural Clean Water

November 14, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $331 million in 85 projects that will improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 39 states and American Samoa. Community infrastructure investments are a key piece of USDA’s mission to support America’s ruralRead More

NEORSD CEO Julius Ciaccia to Retire

NEORSD CEO Julius Ciaccia to Retire

October 20, 2016 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Julius Ciaccia, Jr., has announced his intent to retire from his position of CEO of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, effective February 2017. He has led the organization since 2007. Ciaccia joined the Sewer District following a 30-year tenure with the City of Cleveland, serving as Director of PublicRead More

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