Monthly Archives: August 2014

EPA Report Shows Certain States Not Maximizing Use of State Revolving Funds

According to a recent audit performed by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG), some states are not maximizing the use of Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (DWSRFs), resulting in “missed opportunities” to improve water system infrastructure. … Continue reading

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California’s Water Infrastructure Issues Large but Typical of Those Throughout the U.S.

Even in a state accustomed to complex and intractable water delivery issues, recent developments in California reveal the appalling condition of that state’s water infrastructure and highlight the problems that all states face in this area. First, according to the … Continue reading

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Army Corps to Host Listening Sessions on Implementation of WRRDA

To begin implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) enacted earlier this summer, the Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) is hosting online listening sessions (via webinar) to solicit public input on key aspects of WRRDA. The … Continue reading

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UCLA, Toledo Situations Highlight Water Infrastructure Problems

Two events in the past week illustrate the effects of our nation’s deteriorating water infrastructure and the urgent need for resources and funds directed to modernizing and replacing that infrastructure all over the country. On July 29, a broken 30-inch … Continue reading

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