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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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Congressional Budget Office Issues Report on Public Infrastructure Spending

In early March, the Congressional Budget Office issued a report detailing public spending (spending by federal, state, and local governments) on six types of infrastructure Continue reading

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Clean Water Weekly, February 13-27

Top News National: On February 14, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley introduced the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2013 (WIFIA). The bill would create jobs by helping local communities upgrade or replace aging and damaged water and sewer systems,  … Continue reading

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