failing water infrastructure

February 1, 2018

U.S. Water Alliance’s Big Idea #3 for Rebuilding Nation’s Water Infrastructure

As part of the U.S. Water Alliance’s 7 BIG Ideas for better managing water resources in the U.S., here is Big Idea 3.  (Reposted from U.S. Water Alliance).  CEO, Radhika Fox, and her team continue to promote common-sense solutions and reform to solve the Nation’s continuing water woes, including providing economic hope and support to […]
July 28, 2017

Bipartisan Efforts to Help Struggling Water Systems

Great bipartisan showing this week in the House Energy & Commerce Committee to provide much needed assistance to communities struggling to maintain safe and affordable drinking water systems.  Kudus to Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Pallone, as well as subcommittee Chair, Rep. Shimkus, and Ranking Member, Rep. Tonko, and their personal and committee staff for […]
July 20, 2017

President Trump Issues E.O. on Infrastructure – Establishes Advisory Council

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – ESTABLISHING A PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON INFRASTRUCTURE By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as […]
February 10, 2017

Failing Water Infrastructure Driving Innovation in Water Financing?

The Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program recently released their study findings that evaluated “the current context for local water infrastructure investment in the United States, with a particular focus on large drinking water utilities”. Not surprisingly, many if not most U.S. cities are saddled with significant debt and not able to increase their funding of failing water pipe replacement and new […]
March 8, 2016

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul for a Glass of Water – Everyone Loses

Flint’s other water crisis: Money A municipal cash crunch has long burdened the city’s residents and laid the groundwork for its lead crisis. By ANNIE SNIDER 03/07/16 05:43 PM EST Updated 03/07/16 08:56 PM EST Re-posted from Politico FLINT, Mich. — Even before lead began pouring from the spigots in this hollowed-out former General Motors […]
January 20, 2016

Brent Fewell discusses Flint water crisis and U.S. failing water infrastructure with CCTV host Elaine Reyes