2016 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving 5,000 or More People

The 2016 AE2S Nexus Annual Utility Rate Survey has been distributed to all participants. We hope that the results are useful to systems throughout the region as budgets are finalized and 2017 rates are set, by providing a regional measure of benchmarking themselves against similar systems and/or the system nearby. The Utility Rate Survey booklet … Read more2016 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving 5,000 or More People

2016 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving Less than 5,000 People

The 2016 AE2S Nexus Annual Utility Rate Survey has been distributed to all participants. We hope that the results are useful to systems throughout the region as budgets are finalized and 2017 rates are set, by providing a regional measure of benchmarking against similar systems and/or the system nearby. The Utility Rate Survey booklet contains … Read more2016 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving Less than 5,000 People

USEPA Launches Finance Center to Improve Community Water Infrastructure and Resiliency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) launched the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center in 2015 to help communities across the country improve their wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater systems, particularly through innovative financing. The Center is part of the “White House Build America Investment Initiative” – an effort to increase infrastructure investment and promote … Read moreUSEPA Launches Finance Center to Improve Community Water Infrastructure and Resiliency

Senate Bill Would Create New Grant Program for Water Infrastructure Projects

U.S. Senators Harry Reid (D-Nevada), Barbara Boxer (D-California), and Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) introduced a bill that would create a new grant program to repair or replace the country’s aging water infrastructure. The legislation, S. 741, The Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act (WIRS), directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to establish a program to … Read moreSenate Bill Would Create New Grant Program for Water Infrastructure Projects

Federal Government Announces New Infrastructure Funding & Water Finance Center at USEPA

The federal government says an estimated 237,600 watermains break every year, and America loses more than 46 billion gallons of water per day through leaking pipes. Furthermore, the nation needs $600 billion in investments in water infrastructure over the next 20 years to keep the nation’s faucets flowing and source waters clean. In an effort … Read moreFederal Government Announces New Infrastructure Funding & Water Finance Center at USEPA