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House subcommittee proposal would slash EPA budget by 20 percent

House subcommittee proposal would slash EPA budget by 20 percent

July 8, 2024 at 9:05 am 0 comments

In June, a House Appropriations Subcommittee approved a spending proposal for FY25 that would cut the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget by $1.8 billion, bringing the total appropriation for the agency to $7.36 billion for the next fiscal year, down from $9.16 billion inRead More

Calling all water finance professionals in Georgia, Carolinas, Southeast U.S.

Calling all water finance professionals in Georgia, Carolinas, Southeast U.S.

July 2, 2024 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

The 2024 Water Finance Conference is Aug. 6-7 in Buford, Georgia, at The Water Tower Global Innovation Hub. Early bird registration ends July 19! The 2024 Water Finance Conference, a a two-day educational seminar for water utility finance executives, is coming to The Water TowerRead More

Biden-Harris admin directs $225 million in water funds to Tribes, Alaska Native Villages

Biden-Harris admin directs $225 million in water funds to Tribes, Alaska Native Villages

June 14, 2024 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

The Joe Biden administration recently announced more than $225 million in funding to improve access to safe and reliable drinking water and wastewater services for American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages. EPA said the funding to Tribes will assist in advancing public health andRead More

AWWA: Source water protection, financing now top sector priorities as rehab/replace dethroned

AWWA: Source water protection, financing now top sector priorities as rehab/replace dethroned

June 3, 2024 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently released its 2024 State of the Water Industry report, providing insights into the challenges and priorities facing the water sector. As part of the survey and report, AWWA regularly ranks the top challenges and priorities facing the sector.Read More

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

Annual poll examines voter opinions on water investment, affordability

Annual poll examines voter opinions on water investment, affordability

May 6, 2024 at 9:56 am 0 comments

The Value of Water Campaign recently released the results of its ninth annual national poll of more than 1,000 American voters to better understand their opinions on the nation’s water infrastructure. The poll was conducted by the bipartisan research team of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz,Read More

Carollo expands financial management team

Carollo expands financial management team

February 15, 2024 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

North American water engineering and consulting firm Carollo Engineers has announced the expansion of its Financial Management Group with the appointment of a new associate vice president, Michael Van Antwerp, who will lead the firm’s Grants and Funding team.  Van Antwerp has more than 25Read More

Biden EPA expands wastewater services pilot to assist underserved communities

Biden EPA expands wastewater services pilot to assist underserved communities

February 15, 2024 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the expansion of its successful Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap Community Initiative to 150 additional communities as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. Originally launched in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the initiative partnersRead 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

PWSA gets $32 million in BIL funds to boost LSL program

PWSA gets $32 million in BIL funds to boost LSL program

January 29, 2024 at 6:15 am 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority was awarded a $32.1 million funding package from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to continue the aggressive removal of lead service lines throughout its drinking water system. The funding, provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), is splitRead More