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Advanced metering infrastructure market set for growth

The global market for advanced metering infrastructure associated with the supply of electricity, gas and water is forecast to show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.5 percent over the next five years.
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San Diego desalination plant marking first year of construction

The plant is lauded as the largest seawater desalination facility in the Western Hemisphere and is estimated to be costing about $1 billion.
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Infrastructure investments lead to increased demand for high power AC drives

Investments in the infrastructure industries in many parts of the world are spurring demand for high power AC drives, according to a new analysis.
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Miami County to pay $1.6 billion for water system repair

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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WEF executive director briefs US Conference of Mayors Water Council

Water Environment Federation (WEF) Executive Director Jeff Eger briefed the 300 mayors in attendance on the “Water for Jobs” campaign, which makes the business case for water infrastructure investment.
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US large-diameter pipe demand predicted to grow

Demand for large-diameter pipes for water and wastewater is set to increase over the next four years in the United States, as spending on related infrastructural projects is expected to drive sales up.
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US infrastructure projects to draw significant investments in 2013

As production of oil and gas in the United States is reaching new levels, billions of dollars are going to be invested in the development of infrastructural projects such as pipelines.
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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
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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$1 Trillion investment in US water infrastructure needed, says AWWA report

The massive investment needed for buried drinking water infrastructure in the U.S. totals more than $1 trillion between now and 2035, concludes a just-released report from the American Water
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