water infrastructure

Urban Stormwater Study Finds Little Difference Between Managed, Unmanaged Flows

September 16, 2021
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At a time when many municipalities are seeking to control urban stormwater by investing heavily in green infrastructure—such as water-quality ponds, infiltration basins, porous pavement, and riparian plantings—a new study […]

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Virginia Governor Announces Plan to Improve Aging Water and Sewer Infrastructure

August 13, 2021
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Governor Ralph Northam has announced that Virginia plans to allocate $411.5 million in federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to reduce water pollution and increase access to clean water across […]

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Registration Is Open for AWWA’s Free Virtual Event for Water and Wastewater System Operations

August 12, 2021
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The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is offering a free two-day virtual event that will bring its award-winning operations publication Opflow to life to provide practical ideas for water and wastewater systems operations. Registration […]

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Governor Carney Signs Clean Water for Delaware Act

August 3, 2021
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Governor John Carney has signed into law House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act, which creates a new Clean Water Trust to protect Delaware waterways and rebuild Delaware’s […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Announces $97 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects

July 29, 2021
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Governor Tom Wolf has announced the investment of $97 million for 25 drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, and non-point source projects across 19 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST), […]

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WRF Releases CLASIC Tool for Stormwater Infrastructure Projects

April 29, 2021
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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has released the CLASIC tool, which utilizes a life-cycle cost framework to support feasibility and planning of stormwater infrastructure. CLASIC helps stormwater professionals, community planners, […]

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Austin City Council Approves Onsite Water Reuse Pilot Incentive Program

April 29, 2021
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The Austin, Texas, City Council has approved Austin Water’s new Onsite Water Reuse System Pilot Incentive Program. Identified as a key strategy in the Water Forward Integrated Water Resource Plan, […]

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NAWC Campaign Highlights Potential for Industry Collaboration in Build Back Better

April 26, 2021
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The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has launched a new digital campaign to highlight America’s water companies and why the regulated water industry is a valuable partner in addressing […]

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U.S. Infrastructure Scores a C- in the ASCE 2021 Report Card

March 5, 2021
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has unveiled their 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. The nation earned a C-, up from 2017’s cumulative GPA of D+. This is […]

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WATER Act Is Reintroduced in Congress

March 2, 2021
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U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) recently reintroduced legislation, with 74 House and Senate original cosponsors, to increase access to clean, safe, and affordable drinking water […]

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