I was recently reminded of how easy it is to take the tap for granted, while visiting my sister and brother-in-law. The polar vortex tested their water line and won, at least temporarily. That made for some tense times and […]
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Affordability and revenue stability are two of the topics that often weigh heavily on the minds of utility managers and policy makers. As two equally important issues, it can be challenging to meet both due to potentially opposing objectives. The […]
We appreciate all of the voluntary responses we received for the 2018 AE2S Nexus Annual Utility Rate Survey. The Survey booklets are currently being distributed to all participants. We hope the results are useful to systems throughout the region as […]
Check your email inbox or mailbox for the 17th Annual Rate Survey questionnaire. The digital and print versions of the survey were sent out in early February. Each year, AE2S conducts a survey of water, wastewater, stormwater, and solid waste […]
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently announced the Federal Clean Water Act Section 319 funding round is now open, with $1.4 million expected for grants to reduce water pollution. The program provides funding and technical assistance to groups and […]
U.S. Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation in late January to reauthorize the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). The bill would help stimulate investment in water infrastructure, such as flood control, stormwater management, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
AE2S Nexus has published the 2017 version of its annual Utility Rate Survey. We would like to thank the 285 participants this year. AE2S Nexus received responses from 130 systems serving populations 5,000 and greater, 107 systems serving populations less […]
President Donald Trump’s Budget Request for fiscal year 2018 (FY18), includes funding for the Water Infrastructure Finance Innovation Act (WIFIA), Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF), and Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) programs, within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]
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- Polar Vortex a Chilly Reminder of the Value of WaterBy Miranda Kleven on February 14, 2019
- MN Offers Outreach & Education Grants for Contaminants of Emerging ConcernBy Heather Syverson on February 14, 2019