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House infrastructure proposal supports SRF, WIFIA increases

House infrastructure proposal supports SRF, WIFIA increases

January 15, 2018 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

A report released in January by a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives outlines a number of policy recommendations for rebuilding and renewing U.S. infrastructure, including ideas to spur investment in water and wastewater systems. The report was authored by members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus, aRead More

Water sector groups support bill to extend WIFIA

Water sector groups support bill to extend WIFIA

January 15, 2018 at 11:42 am 0 comments

In January, the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) endorsed House of Representatives legislation that would extend EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program through 2024. The groupsRead More

The Revelations of George Hawkins

The Revelations of George Hawkins

December 18, 2017 at 7:20 am 0 comments

After more than eight years, DC Water’s top executive is stepping down. How he earned his reputation for utility management excellence began long before the utility’s resurgence to global recognition.  By Andrew Farr “I do what I do well,” George Hawkins says. Taken out of context, it would seem theRead More

Water leaders, finance experts converge at 2017 Water Finance Conference

Water leaders, finance experts converge at 2017 Water Finance Conference

September 5, 2017 at 11:36 am 0 comments

Last week, the third annual Water Finance Conference gathered water finance professionals from across the country for a discussion around the most critical issue facing the future of water infrastructure in the United States — funding. The two-day event, held Aug. 28-29 at the Harley-Davidson Museum® in Milwaukee, presented a candid lookRead More

Thank you to the 2017 Water Finance Conference Sponsors & Supporting Organizations!

Thank you to the 2017 Water Finance Conference Sponsors & Supporting Organizations!

September 5, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Organizers of the 2017 Water Finance Conference would like to thank all the sponsors and supporters for its third annual event, held in Milwaukee, Aug. 28-29. Organizing and hosting this annual conference is not possible without the support of its sponsors and supporting organizations who represent many facets of theRead More

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

August 14, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Several water sector associations are recognizing 25 water utilities for their leadership in community engagement, watershed stewardship and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are providing resilient value-added service to communities.Read More

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

July 24, 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

To assist low-income households in the United States with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. Water and wastewater rates in the United States are increasing sharply as utilities address aging waterRead More

2017 Water Finance Conference agenda to highlight integrated financing, future of U.S. infrastructure

2017 Water Finance Conference agenda to highlight integrated financing, future of U.S. infrastructure

July 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The agenda for the third annual Water Finance Conference, being held Aug. 28-29, 2017 at the Harley-Davidson Museum® in Milwaukee, Wis., will feature a variety of technical presentations covering current funding challenges facing water and wastewater utilities, punctuated by the growing need for new, integrated approaches against the backdrop ofRead 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

Optimism, Uncertainty Persist as Clean Water Initiatives Take Shape

Optimism, Uncertainty Persist as Clean Water Initiatives Take Shape

June 20, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

By Kristina Surfus With the major changes that came to Washington, D.C. this year, both in the White House and Congress, the municipal clean water sector is seeing new challenges as well as opportunities to advocate for clean water as a bipartisan federal priority. The National Association of Clean Water AgenciesRead More

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