Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act

In October, President Donald Trump signed the Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act into law. The new law promises to add flexibility to the State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs to help finance projects that reduce lead in drinking water. The Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act allows transfers from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to … Read more Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act

Utilities Eligible for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $300 million in available funding for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). This program encourages partnerships to address natural resource concerns related to agriculture at scale. With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, at least 10% of NRCS conservation spending will go … Read more Utilities Eligible for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Funding

2019 Utility Rate Survey Results

AE2S Nexus has published the 2019 version of its annual Utility Rate Survey, and the booklets are being distributed to all participants. We would like to thank the 326 participants this year. AE2S Nexus received responses from 132 systems serving populations 5,000 and greater, 151 systems serving populations less than 5,000, and 43 regional rural … Read more 2019 Utility Rate Survey Results

2019 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving 5,000 or Greater

The 2019 AE2S Nexus Annual Utility Rate Survey is currently being distributed to all of the participants who voluntarily shared their data.  We hope that the results are useful to systems throughout the region as budgets are finalized and 2020 rates are set, by providing a regional measure of benchmarking themselves against similar systems and/or … Read more 2019 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving 5,000 or Greater

2019 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving Less than 5,000 & Regional Systems

We appreciate all of the voluntary responses we received for the 2019 AE2S Nexus Annual Utility Rate Survey. We hope that the results are useful to systems throughout the region as budgets are finalized and 2020 rates are set, by providing a regional measure of benchmarking themselves against similar systems and/or the system next door. … Read more 2019 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving Less than 5,000 & Regional Systems

USDA Invests $192 Million in Rural Water Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $192 million in 71 rural water infrastructure projects across 29 states. The funding comes from the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program. Rural communities, water districts and other eligible entities can use the funds for drinking water, stormwater drainage and waste disposal systems in rural … Read more USDA Invests $192 Million in Rural Water Infrastructure Projects