Horizontal Infrastructure Project Costs Increase Due to Recent Hurricanes

The most recent hurricane season devastated parts of Texas, Florida, and areas of adjacent States, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  As the post-storm cleanup costs mount, other parts of the country are also faced with financial impacts from the powerful storms.  Fuel prices are typically the first to be affected.  … Read more

Rate Survey: 2017 Solid Waste Rates

Data for the 2017 Annual Utility Rate Survey was solicited from utilities in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Solid waste (curbside garbage collection and related services) is an important component of City Services. Curbside trash collection charges were reported by 126 of the 285 respondents, approximately 44 percent of … Read more

USEPA Creates Water Finance Clearinghouse

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) launched a Water Finance Clearinghouse that allows users to search a database with more than $10 billion in water funding sources.  The database also includes more than 600 resources to support local water infrastructure projects, including regularly updated finance information. The Water Finance Clearinghouse can be searched by infrastructure … Read more