Monthly Archives: July 2015

AWWA 2015 State of the Water Industry Report:  Water Infrastructure Renewal and Replacement Still Biggest Concern

The state of water and wastewater infrastructure and how to finance critical capital improvements once again top the list of concerns facing water professionals throughout North America, according to the American Water Works Association’s 2015 State of the Water Industry … Continue reading

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Increased Fees are Coming: Thank Your Legislator for Nothing

The District of Columbia has joined a host of large U.S. cities adding a new charge to water bills to finance the replacement of old and failing water infrastructure. Earlier this month, D.C.’s water and sewer authority approved a new … Continue reading

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EPA Report: Action on Climate Change Will Prevent Billions in Infrastructure Damage

In a recently issued report, Climate Change in the United States:  Benefits of Global Action, the EPA finds that a global effort to tackle climate change would prevent billions of dollars in damages to U.S. infrastructure, including water infrastructure. The … Continue reading

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House Set to Pass Appropriations Bill Containing Draconian SRF Cuts

The House is today set to pass H.R. 2822, the Interior and Environment Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016, containing $579 million in cuts to Clean Water State Revolving Fund levels. The fact that Congress is going to take one more … Continue reading

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Action Alert to CWC Members:  The Time to Act on SRF Cuts is NOW!

The House will consider H.R. 2822, the Interior and Environment Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016, tomorrow! NOW is the time for you to contact your Representatives telling them to OPPOSE cuts to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) … Continue reading

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Radical Cuts to SRF Funding Will Exacerbate Water Infrastructure Problems and their Impact on Americans’ Lives

Last week we wrote about the drastic cuts to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) program contained in the House’s and Senate’s proposed fiscal year 2016 appropriations bills for the EPA. As we discussed, both bills call for radical … Continue reading

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