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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, integratedRead 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 fromRead 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 NationalRead More

Report details risk of eliminating tax-exempt municipal bonds

Report details risk of eliminating tax-exempt municipal bonds

February 13, 2017 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

According to a new estimate developed by the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), eliminating tax-exempt municipal bonds would increase water and wastewater infrastructure financing costs by $16 billion nationwide over a 30-year repayment period. TheRead 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 StatementRead More

NACWA Lays Out Clean Water Objectives for New Administration

NACWA Lays Out Clean Water Objectives for New Administration

August 25, 2016 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

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 electionRead More

The Low Income Water Affordability Challenge…An Issue that Impacts All Utilities

The Low Income Water Affordability Challenge…An Issue that Impacts All Utilities

June 7, 2016 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

By Adam Krantz & Nathan Gardner-Andrews All of us in the water sector have reacted with a combination of horror, deep concern and confusion as the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich., played out in recent months. The worst municipal water crisis in the United StatesRead More

City of Ciaccia

City of Ciaccia

December 15, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Julius Ciaccia woke up, got out of bed and grabbed the morning newspaper. It was Sunday, November 13, 1977. He was 28. He probably didn?t realize it at the time, but it was the unofficial moment he began his career in the utility industry.

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The Ever-Present Value of Water

October 1, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

If there?s one person who can speak to the evolving perception of how we truly value water, it has to be Radhika Fox. Radhika?s recent work with the Value of Water Coalition has led her to be recognized as an outspoken industry advocate on the subject.

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) - 2015 Utility Leadership Conference & 45th Anniversary Annual Meeting: Financing, Funding & Rates for the Future.  Omni Providence Hotel, Providence, RI, July 13-14, 2015. (Photo by Max Taylor)

Ken Kirk Steers NACWA to National Leadership in Clean Water Advocacy

August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Ken Kirk sees the big picture now. When it comes to policy development in the area of clean water, he?s seen the full extent of both struggles and achievements and takes pride in the latter.