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How Have States Invested in Water Infrastructure?

How Have States Invested in Water Infrastructure?

We constantly hear news about grants or loans given to cities across the US to fix ongoing water infrastructure issues. The question is, how is this money being spent? And is the majority of it coming from public or private funding?

Jersey Water Works released an investigative report called Upgrading Our Systems: A National Overview of State-Level Funding for Water Initiatives that evaluates the success and shortcomings of water

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Brownfields Reauthorization and Disaster Assistance Bills Approved

Brownfields Reauthorization and Disaster Assistance Bills Approved

Breaking news! The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure just approved several bills set to boost economic development across the country and improve FEMA’s disaster assistance and mitigation programs.

The Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2017 will allow states to finally address untouched brownfields — properties where contamination is suspected, but unknown.

Committee Chairman Bill Shuster said, “The Brownfields grant program has helped create thousands of jobs since it was

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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 3

The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 3

US infrastructure has been crumbling for years. Roads are full of potholes, bridges and dams are structurally inefficient, and water systems in every state are in dire need of repair.

The only way to create change is by uniting our voices in an effort to raise awareness – that’s the goal of this year’s Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 15-19, 2017.

People all across the country

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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 2

The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 2

Each year, the US has 240,000 water main breaks and loses 6 billion gallons of treated water from leaking pipes. There are 1 million miles of drinking water pipes that are well past their lifespan and need to be replaced. 15,498 dams have been identified as high hazard potential. And these are just a few of the alarming facts uncovered in the ASCE 2017 US Infrastructure Report.

Repairing our

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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 1

The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 1

Every four years, the American Society of Engineers (ASCE) travels across the country to evaluate the state of infrastructure. It should come as no surprise that every sector is in heavy need of improvement, from bridges and roads to wastewater systems and levees. Overall, ASCE gave America a D+, a score that becomes even more startling when you consider that it is the same score given four years ago

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