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  1. President passes massive $1.1-trillion spending bill; water funding to remain steady

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    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    On Wednesday, Dec. 17, President Obama signed a massive $1.1-trillion omnibus appropriations bill into law, which will provide much-needed funding to help the U.S. government continue to operate through the end of September 2015.

  2. Congress passes pivotal cybersecurity bill to address growing risks of cyber-attacks

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    Thu, 18 Dec 2014

    once it officially becomes law. See also: " Cyber-attack causes major breach of software controlling critical U.S. infrastructure " " High-Tech Threats: Top Cybersecurity Issues Facing Water Utility Control Systems " About the Automation Federation

  1. EPA celebrates 40th anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    has $384 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs -- the unmet costs of maintaining ..... than 10,000 local drinking water infrastructure projects, including treatment systems ..... protection of water sources and water infrastructure alike, as systems adapt to warmer

  2. ARCADIS executive VP elected to WERF, WRRF board of directors

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    evaluating adaptation strategies for climate change. He currently serves on the board of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at Harvard and has contributed to the water elements in the Envision® sustainable rating system . Prior to 2007, Owen

  3. AR to improve drinking water infrastructure across state with $13M EPA grant

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    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    million in funding to help install, upgrade and replace water infrastructure across the state. The Arkansas Natural Resource Commission ..... make funds available to drinking water systems to finance infrastructure improvements. The program also emphasizes providing funds

  4. WaterWorld Weekly - Dec. 15, 2014

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    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    first waste water treatment agencies in the country. To offer a tax exempt Green Bond to fund environmentally friendly infrastructure projects. Three series of the bonds will provide funding for different projects, including storm water management projects

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    country. To offer a tax exempt Green Bond to fund environmentally friendly infrastructure projects. Three series of the bonds will provide funding for different projects, including storm water management projects, resource recovery projects, plant expansion
  5. Water services price drop in England/Wales: industry reaction

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    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    will be over 25% lower than in the past.” Neil Griffiths-Lambeth, associate managing director of EMEA Project and infrastructure finance at Moody’s, said: “Moody’s views United Utilities Water and Thames Water Utilities as the relative winners

  6. MWRD to offer investors 'Green Bonds' for environmentally-friendly projects

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    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    agencies in the U.S. to offer a tax-exempt "green bond" offering to investors to fund environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects. Green Bonds were started in 2008 by the World Bank and are dedicated to financing environmentally-related projects

  7. Reclamation seeking proposals for desalination, water purification research program

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    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    In an effort to improve water treatment technologies aimed at increasing water management flexibility through new usable water supplies in the U.S., the Bureau of Reclamation is seeking proposals within two funding opportunities for research and laboratory studies and pilot projects.

  8. ISI announces first government agency to credential 100 Sustainability Professionals

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) recently announced that the ..... national leader in rethinking civil infrastructure and promoting sustainable projects ..... efforts "). The Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system provides a holistic