According to a new analysis from Bluefield Research, municipal water utilities across the United States have sparked a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination projects exceeding $18 billion. With traditional water supplies no longer a certainty for many utilities, demonstrated cost declines and competitiveness have been a critical driver to reuse andRead More
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American Water Works Association CEO David LaFrance has joined the executive council of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) for a five-year term. NIDIS is a multi-agency partnership led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that provides information and tools to forecast, prepare for and mitigate the effectsRead More
Working to make water conservation a top priority, California state agencies recently released a draft plan for achieving long-term efficient water use and meeting drought preparedness goals that reflect the state’s diverse climate, landscape and demographic conditions. “Californians rose to the challenge during this historic drought and recognized that conservationRead More
On Friday, Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division declared a Level 1 drought response for 53 counties. The declaration, which includes Metro Atlanta, requires water providers educate the public about drought conditions and water conservation. The declaration follows a wet winter, but a dry spring and summer. According to the National WeatherRead More
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) forwarded letters this week to both the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign and the Donald Trump Presidential Campaign outlining key municipal clean water issues the Association would like to see discussed by the candidates in the current election season. The letters highlight that,Read More
Fountain Valley Implements Water Restrictions, Exceeds Reduction Goal with 23 Percent Decrease By Mark Sprague The images tell the story. Dried up reservoirs, cracked dirt and empty swimming pools are reminders of the ongoing California drought. But what most people don’t see is water providers working tirelessly to keep the waterRead More