Bloomberg BNA: “Private Water Firms Tap Profit From Struggling Public Utilities”

Posted on: September 28, 2017

A cash crunch for public water utilities is creating an opportunity for the growing for-profit water companies—but it’s one that might drain customers’ wallets.

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The Washington Post: “Senate Democrats push for $500 billion in infrastructure investment”

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Senate Democrats, emboldened by the GOP’s failure to unilaterally pass a health-care bill, are launching an effort to win bipartisan support for the investment of $500 billion in taxpayer dollars in infrastructure improvements.

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Real Clear Politics: “Spotlight on Infrastructure After Harvey”

Posted on: September 6, 2017

The recent tragic events in Houston and across the Gulf Coast once again demonstrated the woeful inadequacy of our infrastructure. Hopefully, some good will come of Hurricane Harvey. Hopefully, it will jump-start the long-awaited Trump initiative on infrastructure, which may be the one issue that could unite this country.

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Water World: “BUREAU OF RECLAMATION FUNDS WATER DELIVERY IMPROVEMENTS ACROSS WESTERN U.S.”

Posted on: August 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, AUG 31, 2017 — Acting Commissioner Alan Mikkelsen announced that the Bureau of Reclamation has selected $20.9 million for 43 projects to improve water delivery efficiency improvements in the Western United States. When leveraged with non-Federal funding sources these projects will complete more than $101 million in improvements. The selected projects will include canal lining and piping to reduce seepage losses, automated gates and control systems, and installation of advanced metering.

 

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Reuters: “Infrastructure borrowing drops as U.S. states await Trump plan details”

Posted on: August 7, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump arrived in office having promised a bold $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan over 10 years for roads, bridges, airports and transit systems crumbling by the day across the United States.

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