Funding

EPA has granted California $173.5 million for water projects
Feb 14 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

New Trump budget plan to drastically reduce major water projects
Feb 13 2018

On Feb. 12, 2018, President Donald Trump announced the budget plan for the 2019 fiscal year. The new plan...

World Bank to give $120 million loan to India to improve water supply services
Jan 25 2018

On Jan. 22, 2018, The World Bank and the country of India reached an agreement that will...

Jan 10 2018

The need for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvements has been well documented and discussed for decades. The U.S. Environmental...

Bob Crossen writes on public-private partnerships in the water industry
Jan 10 2018

With the tax bill behind it, Congress’ focus likely is to turn to an infrastructure plan in the first quarter of 2018. President Donald J. Trump’s...

New York DEC has awarded $87 million towards water quality improvement
Dec 29 2017

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced $87 million in new grants to be put towards 95...

Ohio EPA achieved $936 million in 2017 loans towards water quality improvements
Dec 28 2017

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade...

Gov. Cuomo calls for $20 million towards Niagara Falls' wastewater systems
Dec 26 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has announced that he will submit legislation that would inject $20 million into a makeover of Niagara Falls’ ...

EPA awards Northern Mariana Islands $8.6 million for wastewater infrastructure
Dec 22 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded over $2.3 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Bureau of...

EPA awards U.S. Virgin Islands with $100,000 towards water quality
Dec 18 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted $100,000 to the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR...

EPA funds projects in Guam
Oct 5 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $8.7 million to...

American Water awards college scholarships
Jun 27 2017

American Water announced the recipients of the 26th annual James V. LaFrankie Scholarship Awards. The...

Kurt Vause presents AWWA's suggested updates to Safe Drinking Water Act
May 24 2017

In a U.S. House subcommittee hearing, the ...

May 8 2017

In a time of uncertainty regarding infrastructure policy and funding, regional and national trends can be found in water projects throughout the...

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Apr 4 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $100 million grant to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to fund drinking...

Mar 30 2017

Happy spring! I want to thank you for reading this column and for the responses I received for my last column about the new Trump Administration...

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Mar 28 2017

A new report found that closing the nation’s gap in investment in water infrastructure would create 1.3 million jobs and generate $220 billion in...