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NACWA’s StratComm shines spotlight on utility communication and outreach

NACWA’s StratComm shines spotlight on utility communication and outreach

June 13, 2019 at 9:03 am 0 comments

On June 3-4, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) hosted its third annual Strategic Communications:H2O (StratComm) conference in Cleveland, Ohio, highlighting outreach and communication in the U.S. water and wastewater utility sector. The conference drew more than 120 national participants, the most so far for this fairly newRead More

Bill introduced to restore advanced refunding of municipal bonds

Bill introduced to restore advanced refunding of municipal bonds

June 12, 2019 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

U.S. House Representatives Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) — co-chairs of the bipartisan House Municipal Finance Caucus — introduced The Investing in Our Communities Act (H.R. 2772) in May, which would amend the federal tax code to reinstate the option for a single advance refunding of municipal bonds. NACWA joinedRead More

Water sector groups propose new affordability metric

Water sector groups propose new affordability metric

June 5, 2019 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

The American Water Works Association, National Association of Clean Water Agencies and Water Environment Federation have together produced a report that proposes a new approach for assessing community and household affordability for water services. The report, “Developing a New Framework for Household Affordability and Financial Capability Assessment in the Water Sector,” buildsRead More

House bill boosts EPA funding amid infrastructure plan fallout

House bill boosts EPA funding amid infrastructure plan fallout

May 31, 2019 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

The House Appropriations Committee passed its Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Interior & Environment Appropriations bill in May, which funds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and included a significant increase for key EPA programs. This occurred on the same day President Trump broke off discussions with Congressional leaders on aRead More

At a cost of nearly $200 million, the Riverside Regional Water Quality Control Plant Phase 1 Expansion is the largest public works project the city has ever completed.

Congressional Democrats, Trump meet on $2 trillion infrastructure outline

May 6, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

President Donald J. Trump, along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), met last week to discuss the possibility of a bipartisan infrastructure deal. The two sides reportedly reached an agreement on the outline of a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Details on the agreementRead More

AMWA: Trump, Congressional leaders expected to regroup on infrastructure talks

AMWA: Trump, Congressional leaders expected to regroup on infrastructure talks

April 29, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders are expected to circle back on talks this week regarding comprehensive infrastructure legislation and the likelihood of passing such a bill in the near future, according to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA). Trump is expected to host House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)Read More

NACWA: Now Is the Time to Advance Clean Water Infrastructure

NACWA: Now Is the Time to Advance Clean Water Infrastructure

April 15, 2019 at 11:15 am 0 comments

By Jason Isakovic Public clean water sewer and stormwater services are an aspect of everyday life that often goes unnoticed by the hundreds of millions of Americans that depend on them. These essential services provide communities throughout the country, both small and large, the ability to ensure homes, businesses, hospitals, andRead More

National Water Policy Fly-In sets attendance record as Water Week 2019 anchor event

National Water Policy Fly-In sets attendance record as Water Week 2019 anchor event

April 12, 2019 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

The 2019 National Water Policy Fly-In set a record for attendance and participation in April as more than 320 participants traveled to Washington, D.C. to conduct hundreds of face-to-face meetings with lawmakers and staffers in Congressional offices. The National Water Policy Fly-In was held April 3-4 at the Hyatt regency Washington onRead More

National Water Policy Fly-In to host clean water executives, EPA officials at Water Week anchor event

National Water Policy Fly-In to host clean water executives, EPA officials at Water Week anchor event

March 11, 2019 at 9:02 am 0 comments

This week, water sector leaders from across the United States will join regulators, water advocacy groups and elected officials at the National Water Policy Fly-In, April 3-4, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The National Water Policy Fly-In serves as the anchor event for Water Week. Presented jointlyRead More

Clean Water SRF would receive largest-ever increase under new bill

Clean Water SRF would receive largest-ever increase under new bill

March 11, 2019 at 6:12 am 0 comments

Clean water organizations and advocates in the water sector are praising Congress for its bipartisan introduction of the Water Quality Protection and Jobs Creation Act of 2019. The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is joining other major clean water organizations in supporting the introduction of the bill. NACWA hasRead More