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Report: At least $630 billion needed for wastewater, stormwater over next 20 years

Report: At least $630 billion needed for wastewater, stormwater over next 20 years

May 20, 2024 at 7:52 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently transmitted a report to Congress outlining clean water infrastructure investments – including wastewater and stormwater system upgrades – that are needed over the next 20 years. Through the Clean Watersheds Needs Survey, states and U.S. territories report on futureRead More

EPA designates PFOA, PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA

EPA designates PFOA, PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA

April 19, 2024 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday finalized more regulatory action on PFAS as it moved to designate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund. EPA also releasedRead More

Water Week 2024 to focus on legislative, regulatory water sector priorities

Water Week 2024 to focus on legislative, regulatory water sector priorities

April 9, 2024 at 8:43 am 0 comments

More than 350 water sector professionals and policy experts, representing associations and public water sector utilities from across the country, will take part in Congressional office visits this week as part of the annual “Water Week” Fly-In on Capitol Hill.   A large contingent ofRead More

Former NACWA CEO, ‘one water’ visionary Ken Kirk passes away

Former NACWA CEO, ‘one water’ visionary Ken Kirk passes away

March 25, 2024 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Ken Kirk, a former CEO and executive director of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and a longtime water advocate and leader, passed away on March 18. “It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news that Ken Kirk, NACWARead More

Water coalition testifies on PFAS CERCLA exemption for utilities

Water coalition testifies on PFAS CERCLA exemption for utilities

March 25, 2024 at 7:05 am 0 comments

A coalition of national water sector associations testified before the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee last week on the implications of listing certain per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The U.S. EnvironmentalRead More

NACWA honors National Environmental Achievement Award winners

NACWA honors National Environmental Achievement Award winners

March 19, 2024 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ (NACWA) 2024 National Environmental Achievement Award (NEAA) winners were recently recognized during the association’s Winter Conference in Austin, Texas, in February. The NEAA program recognizes individual and public clean water agency initiatives that have made a remarkable impactRead More

Water Finance Conference coming to The Water Tower in 2024

Water Finance Conference coming to The Water Tower in 2024

February 5, 2024 at 7:05 am 0 comments

The Water Tower Global Innovation Hub in Buford, Georgia, will host 10th annual event for CFOs, finance professionals Aug. 6-7 The Water Finance Conference, a two-day educational seminar for water utility finance executives, will host its 2024 event Aug. 6-7 at The Water Tower Global InnovationRead More

Water, infrastructure groups show support for tax-exempt bond financing

Water, infrastructure groups show support for tax-exempt bond financing

January 29, 2024 at 5:45 am 0 comments

This month, the Government Finance Officers Association spearheaded a letter to Congress noting the value of maintaining access to tax-preferred infrastructure financing options. Water sector associations, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), which represent utilityRead More

Stantec, NACWA study looks at cost impact of PFAS

Stantec, NACWA study looks at cost impact of PFAS

December 4, 2023 at 9:05 am 0 comments

Design and engineering firm Stantec recently shared the results of a per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) cost study it conducted for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). The study was led by researchers from the Stantec Institute for Applied Science, Technology, and PolicyRead More

Call for Speakers! 2024 Water Finance Conference

Call for Speakers! 2024 Water Finance Conference

December 4, 2023 at 6:00 am 0 comments

10th annual event seeking expert presentations on water rate setting, affordability programs, BIL funding, regulatory issues, more RICHFIELD, OHIO — Organizers of the 2024 Water Finance Conference are looking for speakers for its 10th annual event to be held Aug. 6-7 in Buford, Georgia, at The WaterRead More