The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has more than $1.1 billion available to the 50 States and Puerto Rico in 2018 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loans, plus $23 million for Tribal water systems, and $28 million for the […]
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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 […]
It appears 2017 will be a good year to construct or replace underground infrastructure. Thanks to relatively favorable interest rates, infrastructure projects are more affordable right now. “The interest rates in Federal and State funding programs such as the Drinking […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently announced it is accepting letters of interest (LOI) for credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. The WIFIA program will provide long-term, low-cost […]
No water system is perfect. Somewhere between entry to the distribution system and registry at customer meters, water loss will occur. Some of it is essential for standard operation of the system, as in the case of hydrant flushing. Also […]
As utility systems look to continue reinvesting in existing systems and expanding to serve new customers, one typical hurdle they face is how to pay for investments. Fortunate systems may have enough cash on hand or access to grant funding […]
Minnesota, South Dakota, and Utah are among the recipients of nearly $500 million in grant money for transportation projects across the country through the competitive Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. Scott County, Minnesota will receive $17.7 million for […]
Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) teamed up with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) to introduce legislation that would bring billions of investment dollars to State and local government to help grow and repair America’s aging infrastructure. The “Move America Act of […]
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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
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- USDA Accepts Grant Applications for Communities of 10,000 or LessBy Abby Ritz on December 14, 2018