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Articles Tagged with ''public-private partnerships''

US water and sewage systems in dire need of infrastructure improvement

February 19, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama's call for more public-private partnerships could be interpreted as a signal for companies to invest in deteriorating water and sewage infrastructure.
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Texas municipality enters public-private partnership with Severn Trent Services

February 5, 2013
Severn Trent Services will provide water and wastewater operations and maintenance services to Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District.
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Public or private, the question is: how to pay for it?

Infrastructure funding tools for the water/wastewater infrastructure project arena
December 1, 2012
According the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there is close to a $1.0 trillion infrastructure investment need in this country’s water and wastewater systems over the next 20 years. More importantly, it is anticipated that there will be a 20-year infrastructure capital-investment gap of $102 billion for drinking water systems and $122 billion for wastewater systems. The operations and maintenance gap is even larger — $161 billion for drinking water systems and $148 billion for wastewater systems.
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