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  • EPA reports on clean water infrastructure needs

    A new report from the EPA estimates $202.5 billion is the nationwide capital investment needed to control wastewater pollution for up to a 20-year period. Delivered to Congress this week, the 2004 Clean Watersheds Needs Survey summarizes the results of the agency's 14th national survey on the needs of publicly owned wastewater treatment works. The estimate includes $134.4 billion for wastewater ...

  • US EPA reports on clean water infrastructure needs

    A new report from the EPA estimates $202.5 billion is the nationwide capital investment needed to control wastewater pollution for up to a 20-year period. Delivered to Congress last week, the 2004 Clean Watersheds Needs Survey summarizes the results of the agency's 14th national survey on the needs of publicly owned wastewater treatment works. The estimate includes $134.4 billion for wastewater ...

  • EPA issues clean water and drinking water infrastructure sustainability policy (DC)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy with the goal of increasing the sustainability of water and wastewater infrastructure in the United States. Communities across the country are facing challenges in making costly upgrades and repairs to their aging water infrastructure, which include sewer systems and ...

  • NACWA testifies for continued federal support for clean water infrastructure

    Howard Neukrug, Water Commissioner of the Philadelphia Water Department and a member of NACWA’s Board of Directors, is testifying on behalf of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for ...

  • NACWA Applauds House Effort to Secure Funding for Clean Water Infrastructure

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for moving expeditiously to approve legislation that would increase funding for the nation’s clean water infrastructure.  The bipartisan Water Quality Financing Act of 2007 (H.R. 720), introduced by Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.), ...

  • NACWA Applauds House Vote to Provide $1.7 Billion for Clean Water Infrastructure

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for moving swiftly and decisively to provide municipalities with more resources to address wet weather challenges.  In an overwhelming and bipartisan 367-58 vote, the House approved the Water Quality Investment Act of 2007 (H.R. 569), to provide $1.7 ...

  • NGWA urges water infrastructure projects

    In a letter to President-elect Barack Obama, the National Ground Water Association recommended adopting an economic stimulus package with water infrastructure projects addressing the long-term challenge of securing an adequate supply of fresh water, including groundwater. 'In 2003, 36 state water managers told the U.S. Government Accountability Office that they anticipated local, regional, or ...

  • Americans ready to fix crumbling water infrastructure

    ITT Corporation, USA, has announced the results of its Value of Water Survey, a nationwide poll that included registered voters and industrial and agricultural businesses, and measures how the public values water and their level of awareness of the nation's aging water infrastructure. The results show that a majority of the American public desires reform and is willing to pay more to ensure that ...


  • APWA Urges Congress to Pass Water Infrastructure Legislation

    The American Public Works Association (APWA) and other key water groups are urging Congress to include water infrastructure provisions as part of a final Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill this year. The 12 water organizations support a bipartisan compromise of the WRDA bill with measures to invest in our nation’s water infrastructure, and to help communities meet their safe and ...

  • Environmental benefits of green infrastructure

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new strategy to promote the use of green infrastructure by cities and towns to reduce storm water runoff which pollutes the nation’s streams, creeks, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Green infrastructure decreases pollution to local waterways by treating rain where it falls and preventing polluted storm water entering sewer ...


  • Pennsylvania looks to its own water infrastructure funding

    By executive order, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has established a high-level task force that will evaluate what is needed to ensure Pennsylvania maintains a sustainable water and wastewater infrastructure in view of continued budget cuts from the federal government in recent years. A federal Clean Water Needs Survey found that Pennsylvania is facing nearly $11 billion in unmet drinking ...

  • Tribal wastewater infrastructure project

    US EPA joined the Indian Health Service last week at a groundbreaking ceremony on the Tule River Reservation for the largest-funded stimulus Tribal wastewater infrastructure project nationwide. EPA is contributing USD6.3 million to the project through the Clean Water Indian Set Aside program; the Indian Health Service is providing an additional USD1.8 million. "This sewage ...


  • New Climate Bonds Water Infrastructure Expert Committee

    A new Climate Bonds Expert Working Group, made up of key water sector and industry experts from around the world will be meeting for the first time today to develop criteria for water investments that can be used to back green and climate bonds certified under the Climate Bond Standard – an easy-to-use tool for investors and governments that allows them to assess the environmental ...


    By Ceres

  • EPA improves water quality and infrastructure in Arkansas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $9,165,000 to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) for projects such as replacing sewer lines, improving wastewater treatment facilities, and upgrading collection systems. The grant is part of EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), a program that provides low-interest, flexible loans to municipalities and rural ...

  • City of lennox (SD) recognized for water quality infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today presented an award to the City of Lennox, SD, for its new treatment works facility. Brian Friel, coordinator of EPA’s state revolving fund program in Denver, presented Mayor Orville Wiebers a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) award for its new treatment facility project. In 2010, the City of Lennox received two loans with a sum of ...

  • Uganda Selects IBM and Waterfund to Benchmark Water Infrastructure

    KAMPALA, Republic of Uganda, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfund LLC and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that they have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • MONDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Visit LA to Engage with Leaders in Clean Tech, Green Infrastructure and Water Quality

    On Monday, October 6, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will deliver a keynote address on innovations in water quality, clean power, and green infrastructure at the LA Cleantech Global Showcase. Administrator McCarthy will also meet with the Surfrider Foundation to discuss ongoing efforts to protect beaches and deal with climate change challenges in California. WHO: ...

  • Global Water Technologies Notes New Water Infrastructure Report

     Global Water Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: GWTR) notes a new report by the Water Innovations Foundation (waterinnovations.org) underscores the growing need for innovative solutions to the nation's water infrastructure problems. "We announced leaking pipes as an area of interest in October and this new report highlights the urgency of the problem," said CEO Erik ...

  • Value of Water Coalition to Host Panel on Critical State of U.S. Water Infrastructure

    Communities across the country rely on aging water infrastructure systems in need of repair. Yet for too long, water has been the "unseen infrastructure.” We are at a critical moment in time when addressing U.S. water infrastructure must become a national priority. To address this disconnect, the ...

  • BioLargo Expands Infrastructure to Accommodate Growth

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced that it had entered into a new multi-year office lease of approximately 8,800 square feet of office and warehouse space. The new facility opens official as BioLargo’s office on September 1, 2016 and is located at 14921 Chestnut St., Westminster, CA 92683. Joe Provenzano, Vice President of Operations of BioLargo and President of Odor No More, commented, ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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