Category Archives: Colorado

Water News as of August 2

Top Stories National: Today, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) announced plans for the Committee to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013 … Continue reading

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Water News for February 27 – March 6

Top Stories National: Sequestration set off a series of automatic spending cuts  March 1 that will cut an estimated $154 million in federal funding for state environmental programs, according to the White House Council on Environmental Quality. In a February … Continue reading

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Water News for Janurary 2-9, 2013

Top Stories Texas: Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says water will be high on his agenda, advocating taking $1 billion from the Rainy Day Fund to create a water infrastructure development bank from which cities and counties could borrow for water … Continue reading

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News for December 18-25, 2012

Top News New Hampshire: The Governor’s Water Sustainability Commission’s report, issued December 24, estimates the state will need to invest $2.9 billion just to deal with the state’s aging infrastructure. The biggest challenge to the problem, the report said, could … Continue reading

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News for December 12-18, 2012

Top Stories The Senate Committee on Appropriations has released the text of the Fiscal Year 2012 Disaster Assistance Supplemental. The emergency spending within the bill provides $60.4 billion in discretionary funding, of which $810 million is allocated to EPA Water … Continue reading

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News For December 4-11, 2012

Top Stories The Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department recently issued wastewater revenue bonds at a historically low interest rate of 2.86 percent, which will enable Water Services to perform $75 million in improvements associated with sewer rehabilitation, sewage treatment … Continue reading

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News for Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Top Stories While most Americans worry about gas and heating oil prices, water rates have surged in the past dozen years, according to a USA TODAY study of 100 municipalities. Prices at least doubled in more than a quarter of … Continue reading

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