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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

LIFT program announces new online platform

LIFT program announces new online platform

January 16, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

The Leaders Innovation for Technology Forum (LIFT), which aims to bring new water technology into the market quickly and efficiently, recently announced the launch of LIFT Link, an online platform connect water innovators with utilities. LIFT Link serves as a highway of interaction among municipal and industrial water, wastewater and stormwaterRead More

More charges in Flint water crisis

More charges in Flint water crisis

December 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

New charges were filed in December in connection with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich. State attorney general Bill Schuette announced charges against four defendants, including two former state-appointed emergency managers from Flint, as part of his ongoing criminal investigation. This marks the fourth round of charges announced byRead More

2017 Water Finance Conference heading to Milwaukee

2017 Water Finance Conference heading to Milwaukee

December 19, 2016 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

The 2017 Water Finance Conference will head to Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 28-29, for the 3rd annual event highlighting innovative financing approaches in the municipal water sector. The event will be held at the Harley-Davidson Museum® near downtown Milwaukee. In each of the past two years, the Water Finance Conference has gatheredRead More

VoWC announces 3rd annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ campaign

VoWC announces 3rd annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ campaign

December 19, 2016 at 10:34 am 0 comments

The Value of Water Coalition has announced the 3rd annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water‘ campaign will be held on Oct. 12, 2017. In 2016, nearly 500 organizations across the country and thousands of individuals are came together for this annual advocacy day to raise awareness about the critical resource everyRead More

CH2M, Canadian municipalities launch asset management initiative

CH2M, Canadian municipalities launch asset management initiative

December 6, 2016 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

CH2M was awarded the first phase of the Leadership in Asset Management Program (LAMP), selected by a joint group of 12 municipalities and part-funded by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). The collaborative program brings together the municipalities from across Canada to develop key asset management building blocks that will betterRead More

Will Congress Pass Final WRDA Bill in 2016?

Will Congress Pass Final WRDA Bill in 2016?

November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Lawmakers return to Washington this week with the goal of quickly wrapping up the year’s remaining unfinished business. The top “must-pass” item on the agenda is a continuing resolution (CR) that is expected to keep the federal government operating largely at current funding levels through the end of March. RepublicanRead More

Why A Trump Presidency Could Be A Win for Infrastructure

Why A Trump Presidency Could Be A Win for Infrastructure

November 23, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Will Brown For many, the results of the Nov. 8, 2016 election came as a surprise. For many others it was a repudiation of an establishment that has driven disgust and disenfranchisement within our government and political system. For all of us, the results represent a renewed opportunity forRead More

AWWA to Trump: Make Water Infrastructure Key Priority

AWWA to Trump: Make Water Infrastructure Key Priority

November 21, 2016 at 10:17 am 0 comments

  In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump last week, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) encouraged collaboration among the new administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years. The letter also elevated the issues of cybersecurity, source water protection, the energy-water nexus, affordabilityRead More

GOP Leaders in Congress to Postpone FY2017 Spending Decisions

GOP Leaders in Congress to Postpone FY2017 Spending Decisions

November 21, 2016 at 9:57 am 0 comments

Republican leaders in the House and Senate announced last week they will delay final decisions on FY2017 appropriations bills until the spring and will consider a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government operating until March 31. According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the decision couldRead More

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