Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Promise of Innovative Water-Saving Technologies

Water technology companies, spurred by the growing demand for water in California and other drought-afflicted states, are developing innovative tools for conserving and purifying water. CNN recently featured the following three water technology startups, all in Minnesota, developing such new … Continue reading

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House and Senate Appropriations Committees Pass Job Killing Cuts to SRF

Last week, June 16th and 18th respectively, House and Senate appropriators passed legislation out of the Appropriations Committees that drastically cut the infrastructure construction financing through the EPA’s State Revolving Funds. These job killing and infrastructure damaging cuts seriously jeopardize … Continue reading

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Water Resources Reform and Development Act Turns One

Last week the House Transportation Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee held a hearing to explore the progress made under the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), enacted a year ago. WRRDA authorized $12.3 billion to finance water … Continue reading

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EPA Finds that Fracking Is Not Contaminating Our Drinking Water

In a report released last week, the EPA found that hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, is not polluting the nation’s drinking water. The report, based on a four-year study regarded as the U.S. government’s most exhaustive review of the … Continue reading

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New Survey Highlights Importance of Water Infrastructure Investment

In a survey recently published by the Value of Water Coalition, four out of five Americans said it was important or extremely important to invest in strategies and programs to develop sustainable water supplies. The survey explained that water and … Continue reading

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