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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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • EIB supports water and road infrastructure in Lebanon

    Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank, has just completed a two-day visit to Lebanon. Invited by Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, he inaugurated the Tripoli wastewater treatment plant which benefited from an EIB loan, and today signed a loan of 70 million euros to support new water treatment facilities in the Kesrwan region. He also took part in the laying down of ...

  • 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 ...


  • Illinois Will Expand Investments in the State’s Water Infrastructure

    Illinois took some big steps towards more resilient, cost effective and sustainable water infrastructure today, according to experts with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT). Late yesterday afternoon the House passed SB 2780, which for the first time ever, provides significant financial support to municipal water systems for water efficiency, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • New report calls for overhaul of crumbling water infrastructure

    A new report produced by Green For All in Seattle, says that spending $188 billion on green water infrastructure would generate billions more in economic activity and create almost two million jobs nationwide. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Water infrastructure bill to top $1 trillion

    The cost of repairing and expanding U.S. drinking water infrastructure will top $1 trillion in the next 25 years, an expense that likely will be met primarily through higher water bills and local fees, a groundbreaking study by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) shows. ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

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