Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Water News as of July 19

Top Stories Maryland: A water main break in the Prince George’s County will force authorities to shut-off water supplies for as many as four days to county residents who live along the southern edge of the Maryland-D.C. border. Unfortunately for county … Continue reading

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Water News, April 19, 2013

Top Stories Washington, DC: “Every $1 billion dollar invested in water/wastewater infrastructure could create $27,000 jobs,” NUCA president Florentino Gregorio (Anchor Construction, Washington, DC), said in his April 16 testimony before the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies House … Continue reading

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Water News, January 16-23, 2013

Top Stories Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett announced Tuesday the investment of $82 million in seven drinking water and wastewater projects in 5 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). “While there may be fewer than the usual number of projects approved at … Continue reading

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Water News, January 9-15, 2013

Top Stories A leading organization of engineering professionals issued another warning Tuesday about the condition of the nation’s infrastructure, saying that current investment trends threaten millions of jobs and trillions of dollars in economic activity. A report commissioned by the … 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 26 – January 2, 2013

Top Stories Oklahoma: The infrastructure crisis the small town of  Konoawa is facing is typical of  what small towns around the county are facing with the rapidly aging treatment plants and pipelines that need to be replaced. With generous federal … 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 November 9, 2012: We Are Back!

We are back!  The Clean Water Council’s former blog, Water News Update, is now Clean Water Weekly. We have a fresh new look, but our content will remain the same: spotlighting the need for greater federal investment in water and … Continue reading

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