President Obama Signs Legislation that Removes WIFIA Ban on Tax-Exempt Bonds

Water and wastewater utilities, and their advocates are celebrating a huge step forward for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) after President Barack Obama signed legislation that lifts a ban on the use of tax-exempt bonds with WIFIA loans. Now the American Water Works Association (AWWA) is urging Congress to appropriate funds to … Read more

ACEC Lobbies for P3 Pilot Program

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is lobbying Congress to support funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Public-Private Partnership (P3) Pilot Program. The P3 program was authorized in 2014 as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The goal of the P3 program is to demonstrate the effectiveness … Read more