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Articles Tagged with ''water infrastructure''

Obama signs water resources bill into law

The federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) has officially become law, after President Obama signed the bipartisan document on June 10.
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Parts of Toronto's infrastructure pollute tap water with lead

The city of Toronto has released data showing that a significant proportion of the tap water delivered to residents contains elevated levels of lead.
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EPA, USDA join forces to ensure safe water supply to U.S.-Mexico border communities

Joint efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in April aim to improve wastewater infrastructure and access to clean drinking water along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Need for water great, spending huge

Middle East, Latin America and the United States commit varying resources to infrastructure spending
McKinsey Global Institute estimates that the world needs to spend as much as $2.7 billion a year to upgrade global infrastructure and support growing population.
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Water leaders urge passage of water infrastructure legislation

More than 130 water utility leaders from 46 states traveled to Capitol Hill on April 1 to advocate for the creation of a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authority during the American Water Works Association’s Water Matters! Fly In.
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Bureau of reclamation grants $44.3 million to water system projects

The grants will be used to support and finance projects including infrastructure upgrades, maintenance, restoration of aquatic habitats and improving water resiliency.
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North Carolina counties plan pipeline to improve water delivery

The project will take approximately 30 years to complete and will cost around $60 million.
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Pennsylvania utility invests $239 million in infrastructure improvements

Water infrastructure improvements worth $239 million have been completed in the state of Pennsylvania this year across the six state divisions of water utility company Aqua Pennsylvania.
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UN study calls for sharp increase in water infrastructure investment

Raising investments in water infrastructure globally and cracking down on corruption would result in over $1 trillion per year in benefits related to health, the economy and environmental protection, according to a new study backed by the United Nations.
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EPA grants $15 million to Nevada water projects

The federal agency has awarded a $6.5 million grant for Nevada's Clean Water State Revolving Fund and a further $8.5 million grant for the state's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.
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