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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Water Infrastructure Financing Focus of ACWA Conference

    Financing much-needed water infrastructure improvements will be the focus of the Association of California Water Agencies' (ACWA) 2011 Fall Conference & Exhibition in Anaheim Nov. 29-Dec. 2. Themed "Financing Our Future," the event is expected to draw nearly 1,700 local water leaders around the state to the Anaheim Marriott hotel. Newly retired U.S. District Court Judge Oliver Wanger will ...


    By ACWA Services Ltd

  • Aurecon develops water infrastructure engineering skills

    Leading engineering, management and technical services company, Aurecon, has recently partnered with the Department of Water and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Global Water Technologies discusses infrastructure at Water Summit 2012

    Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) will participate in Water Summit 2012 this week in Milwaukee, an event that draws national and international leaders on innovative approaches to sustainable water solutions. Global Water Technologies announced this summer that it is introducing a new system from Europethat uses multi-parameter sensors and software to reduce water loss in drinking water ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water professionals urge Congress to spur water infrastructure renewal

    With water infrastructure issues in headlines across America, more than 130 water utility professionals from 47 states are visiting their members of Congress this week to urge funding for critical loan programs to repair and renew U.S. water and wastewater systems. The water utility leaders were in Washington as delegates of the ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • AWWA lends support to sustainable water Infrastructure act

    U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) and U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Geoffrey Davis (R-KY) recently introduced the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Act of 2011, which would remove state volume caps for water and wastewater projets. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • WEF offers webcast on effective communications for water infrastructure

    Despite giving a huge boost to our nation’s infrastructure as a whole, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides only a small portion of what is needed for water and wastewater. Given the D minus that these services recently received in ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card, the need for investment is clear but gaining the public’s support during tough economic times can ...

  • 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

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