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Pennsylvania utility invests $239 million in infrastructure improvements

January 8, 2014
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

December 10, 2013
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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Congress passes $8.2 billion waterways improvement bill

November 5, 2013
A water infrastructure improvement bill worth a total of $8.2 billion to be allocated to various projects across the United States was passed in Congress on Oct. 23.
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$384 billion needed for drinking water infrastructure by 2030, EPA survey shows

June 5, 2013
EPA’s fifth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment identifies investments needed over the next 20 years for thousands of miles of pipes and thousands of treatment plants, storage tanks and water distribution systems.
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EPA approves plan to control sewer overflows in Cincinnati

June 4, 2013
The plan establishes priorities to address communities’ most serious water quality problems and promotes cost-effective, innovative solutions to reduce pollution.
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Water and wastewater pipe market predicted to grow

June 4, 2013
Following a period of weaker market activity and sluggish demand, the U.S. water and wastewater pipe market is set to rebound and increase gains dramatically.
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U.S. Dept. of Interior awards water-management grants in western states

May 28, 2013
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor say 44 projects in 11 states will receive $20.8 million in WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants.
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Miami County to pay $1.6 billion for water system repair

May 23, 2013
Florida's Miami-Dade County has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to invest $1.6 billion to repair the dilapidated water and sewer pipes in the area over the next 15 years.
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Utah needs massive investment to tackle chemical pollution in water bodies

May 21, 2013
Utah might have to face a bill of $1.2 billion for tackling what regulators there believe is the most serious water problem the state has seen in the more than four decades since the federal Clean Water Act came into effect. The issue is related to the excess population of algae blooms in water that consume oxygen and threaten aquatic life.
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Local government investment in water infrastructure at all time high

May 14, 2013
New research findings confirm local government investment in public water and wastewater infrastructure and services reached an all time high in 2010 at $111.4 billion.
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