water infrastructure program News

  • BioCycle World - June 2018

    Certified Zero Waste: 100 And Counting Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced in April that it has certified its 100th project under its TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste (ZW) certification program. These include projects across the U.S., Canada and Ireland, and help validate that a common standard is emerging for evaluating ZW performance. Projects that have gone ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • DC Water, WEF launch National Green Infrastructure Certification Program website

    In July, DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). This program, which is in development, is a national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. The website, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program ...

  • 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

  • Green infrastructure-focused STEM mentoring program celebrated at White House

    For the CH2M Foundation (Englewood, Colo.), The Nature Conservancy (Arlington, Va.), and W.B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences (Philadelphia, Pa.), an invitation to be honored at the White House resulted from a simple idea: connect accomplished experts in the fields of environmental science and engineering with talented young people to demonstrate the value of public–private ...

  • Leading water organizations urge support for SRF, creation of new WIFIA loan program for water infrastructure

    In a statement today to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Water and Wildlife, three of the nation’s leading water organizations advocated for the enactment of a Water Infrastructure and Innovations Act (WIFIA) to reduce the costs of critical water infrastructure projects. In the statement, the American Water Works Assocation (AWWA), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • AWWA praises legislation to increase investment in water infrastructure

    The American Water Works Association today celebrated the unveiling of a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) in two pieces of Senate legislation. “The introduction of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act marks an important step forward in confronting America’s urgent water infrastructure challenge,” ...

  • 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 ...


  • Water Infrastructure Projects in South East Asia 2012

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you