Congress will decide funding for state and local water projects

Here’s something important to watch!  Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are considering a bipartisan bill to increase the funding available for water infrastructure projects in the future. They are monitoring debate on the reauthorization of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). The bill under consideration would double the program’s authorized funding […]

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Federal funding now available for water infrastructure projects

Created three years ago and finally funded this year, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program may soon announce the first round of funding for water infrastructure projects. The agency has $1.5 billion in available funds and it is all designated for water projects. The EPA announced that 12 of […]

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Dueling infrastructure plans and the elephant in the room

If President Donald Trump is serious about his “Make America Great Again” campaign, state officials have more than 300 suggestions for him that they think will help do just that. And U.S. Senate Democrats are “trumping” his idea with an infrastructure plan of their own. The Trump plan calls for infusing $1 trillion in investments […]

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Water Infrastructure Spending To Dramatically Increase

Look for a “surge of network upgrades” in capital expenditures for municipal water and wastewater utilities in the United States over the next 9 years. That is the projection from Bluefield Research. The company’s most recent report predicts a 28 percent increase – or more than $532 billion – over capital expenditure spending during the […]

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Water infrastructure spending to dramatically increase

A “surge of network upgrades” in capital expenditures for municipal water and wastewater utilities in the United States is being predicted for between 2016 and 2025, according to a newly issued forecast from Bluefield Research. The report predicts a 28 percent increase – or more than $532 billion – over capital expenditure spending during the […]

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