Monthly Archives: January 2015

QPIBs: Potential Source of Financing for Water Infrastructure Projects

As discussed last week, the Obama administration has introduced proposals aimed at building America’s infrastructure. One of these proposals would create a new kind of bond – called “qualified public infrastructure bonds” – that could be used to finance water … Continue reading

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EPA Launches Finance Center to Improve Community Water Infrastructure and Resiliency

Last Friday the Environmental Protection Agency announced the launch of a Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center to help communities across the country improve their wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems utilizing innovative financing and incorporating building practices resilient to … Continue reading

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Many States to Spend on Water Infrastructure in 2015

Our November 5 and 12, 2014 posts discussed the multitude of states that saw water infrastructure funding measures pass in the November elections. In those states where voters approved spending proposals, including California, Rhode Island, Florida and Maine, as well … Continue reading

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Cost of Water Cited Among Top 10 Problems States and Localities will Confront in 2015

The rising cost of water was cited by Governing Magazine among the 10 most critical issues that states and localities will take on in the coming year. Water costs are expected to rise for a number of reasons. First, as … Continue reading

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