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  • Infrastructure Bill

    The Infrastructure Bill would provide a £2.6 billion boost to the economy over the next 10 years by: improving the funding and management of our major roads streamlining the planning process for major projects protecting our infrastructure from invasive plants and animals supporting house building making it easier and cheaper to register land and ...

  • Long-term investment in water infrastructure

    Before privatisation 21 years ago, the water infrastructure in England and Wales was chronically underfunded, but since privatisation the companies in England and Wales have invested GBP90 billion without any call on the tax payer. This is a long-term industry requiring long-term investment. The renewal of pipes and maintenance requires a long-term investment programme, not stop-start, regardless ...


  • 2012 Brazil Water Infrastructure Projects

    Water Infrastructure Projects in Brazil 2012' contains information on the scope of the top water infrastructure construction projects including project overviews and locations. The report also details project ownership and funding, gives full project descriptions, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts. 'Water Infrastructure Projects in Brazil 2012' is part of ...


  • Water Infrastructure Projects in Brazil 2012

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Water Infrastructure Projects in Brazil 2012 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016

    This study analyzes the world water supply equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., pipe, pumps, valves, meters), application (supply water, wastewater), world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market ...


  • Strategic Analysis of the Plastics in Water Infrastructure

    This study analyses the plastics market for water infrastructure by covering two core segments: pipes used for distribution of drinking/potable water and storage tanks used for rainwater harvesting and potable water storage (underground and above ground).The key drivers and restraints related to each of these segments as well as the total market have been detailed in this study. Unit shipments ...


  • 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 ...

  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016

    This study analyzes the world water supply equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., pipe, pumps, valves, meters), application (supply water, wastewater), world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company ...


  • Addressing the Water Infrastructure Funding Gap

    Ottawa, ON – Water.ca is pleased to present another installment of the Water Investor, a series featuring live audio updates on the water industry, hosted by Steve Hoffmann, President of Water Tech Capital and founder of the Palisades Water Index (ZWI). In today’s segment, Mr. Hoffmann takes a look at some of the macro factors underlying trends in the water industry. Increasing infrastructure ...


  • 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 ...


  • Middle East Water Infrastructure Construction Projects

    Water Infrastructure Construction Projects in the Middle East 2012'' contains information on the scope of the top water infrastructure construction projects including project overviews and locations. The report also details project ownership and funding, gives full project descriptions, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts. Water Infrastructure Construction ...


  • California`s Water Infrastructure to Headline Statewide Conference

    Modernizing California's water infrastructure in a time of fiscal uncertainty will be the focus of the Association of California Water Agencies' (ACWA) 2012 Spring Conference & Exhibition in Monterey May 8-11. Themed "A Strong Foundation for Rebuilding California," the event is expected to draw nearly 1,700 local water leaders to the Portola Plaza Hotel and Monterey Conference Center. ...


    By ACWA Services Ltd

  • Huge infrastructure project to ease water shortages in Nepal

    A delayed water-supply project in Nepal that includes tunneling 26 kilometers through a mountain to ease chronic water shortages in Kathmandu looks set to proceed, after the Asian Development Bank (ADB) agreed to new terms for the project for which it is the lead financier.  ADB initially agreed to support the Melamchi Water Supply Project in 2000, but changes since then have seen the cost ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • 2012 United States Water Infrastructure Projects

    Water Infrastructure Projects in the US 2012' contains information on the scope of the top water infrastructure construction projects including project overviews and locations. The report also details project ownership and funding, gives full project descriptions, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts. Water Infrastructure Projects in the US 2012' is part of ...


  • South East Asia Water Infrastructure Projects to 2012

    Water Infrastructure Projects in South East Asia 2012' contains information on the scope of the top water infrastructure construction projects including project overviews and locations. The report also details project ownership and funding, gives full project descriptions, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts. 'Water Infrastructure Projects in South East Asia ...


  • 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 ...

  • AWWA urges budget that addresses water infrastructure needs

    In a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Office of Management and Budget, the American Water Works Association is urging that water infrastructure needs be addressed in the federal budget for fiscal year 2018.  “Water infrastructure is vital to our nation’s well-being,” wrote Tracy Mehan, AWWA executive director of government affairs, in the Feb. 27 ...

  • 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

  • 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 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 ...

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