Tag Archives: water infrastructure

Water Infrastructure Conference

It’s time to confront America’s water infrastructure challenges. This conference will address essential water infrastructure planning and reinvestment strategies that utilities need to incorporate now. Critical infrastructure protection through comprehensive emergency preparedness efforts and enhanced security measures will also be … Continue reading

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Webinar: Envision™ A Sustainable Water Sector

Developed by a joint collaboration between the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) and the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at Harvard University, the Envision™ rating system provides a holistic framework for evaluating and rating the community, environmental, and economic benefits … Continue reading

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Webinar: Infrastructure Finance: Is Help on the Way? An Overview of the New WIFIA Loan and SRF Program Changes

This webcast will explain the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), which was recently passed by Congress. The new program will provide loans and loan guarantees for drinking water, wastewater and other kinds of municipal water infrastructure. The webcast … Continue reading

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Water Loss Webinar: What are the best economic options for managing leakage?

This free webinar will discuss a newly‐completed project from the Water Research Foundation that will help managers analyze and reduce water utility system leakage in the most cost effective way. The project produced a free user-friendly model that is a major improvement in standard leakage component analysis for … Continue reading

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Green Initiatives at the Neighborhood Scale Webinar

Through this free webinar, learn about the new ideas Enterprise Green Communities is exploring around deploying green initiatives at the neighborhood scale to lower the cost of building healthy and affordable housing, sustain residence affordability and promote resiliency. The speakers will … Continue reading

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Canal Alliance Congress

The Canal Corridor Association & the Canal Alliance proudly present the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor (IMCNHC) Canal Alliance Congress Engage with others in the Canal Corridor community Network Get up-to-date on federal, state and regional programs Participate in Virtual Show and … Continue reading

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Financing for the future: How water utilities can tackle capital costs

By Kaitlyn McClain The Columbia Water Center, a water management think-tank at Columbia University in New York, recently released a white paper that analyzed factors influencing water utility operating expenses, debt, rate-setting and financial stability. One of the key findings … Continue reading

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Making sure the price is right: Addressing aging infrastructure through full-cost water pricing

By Kaitlyn McClain The Village of Westmont, Ill., like many communities that use Lake Michigan as a source of drinking water, is not located on the lake. Westmont’s water is purchased by and delivered through the DuPage Water Commission. The … Continue reading

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How can water utilities save water and save money?

By Rachel Carnahan This is the question of the hour in water conservation. Less water used means less water sold and often means less revenue collected; less revenue collected can mean less money for the operation and maintenance of the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rules on water resource fights

  By Marcella Bondie, LEED AP Recently, a number of court cases about water resources have made the news. Oklahoma and Texas battled over a river; two Tribal Nations made territorial claims to water rights; and a Florida landowner chafed … Continue reading

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