May 17, 2017

Business Roundtable Calls Nation's Water Infrastructure Needs Urgent

The Business Roundtable releases a new report this week titled “Back in Business: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Infrastructure.”  Here is what the report has to say about rebuilding our nation’s water infrastructure: DRINKING AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE Well-maintained drinking and wastewater infrastructure systems are necessary for creating healthy and economically vibrant communities. They provide families […]
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 […]
June 2, 2016

Congress Should Incentivize Clean Water – Reward the Innovators

Folks, it’s high time we stop talking and start doing.  Michael Curley, lawyer and author of ‘Finance Policy for Renewable Energy and a Sustainable Environment’, makes a compelling case for Congress to incentivize clean water.  Here is Mike’s proposition, reposted from the Huffington Post. Congress got a report from EPA last week that they can use to […]
February 12, 2016

New Report by Stanford Researchers Develop Framework for Financing Sustainable Water Infrastructure

Stanford researchers develop financing framework to fund critical freshwater projects Using lessons from the energy sector, Stanford researchers outline strategies to bring the nation’s water infrastructure into the 21st century. BY PAIGE MILLER Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment A new report by a team of researchers at Stanford University offers a framework to fund […]