Infrastructure Bill Provides Funds to Replace Lead Water Service Lines

Local officials have been making the case for years: We need more federal investment in our nation’s water infrastructure – it has shrunk from 63 percent in the 1970s to […]

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Baltimore Launches Backflow Preventer Pilot Program

In October, the City of Baltimore announced a pilot program to install backflow preventers in qualifying homeowners’ sewer laterals as part of an effort to reduce sewage backflow into residents’ […]

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Getting the Lead Out: Public and Private Resources for Cities to Address Lead in Water Infrastructure

According to the NRDC’s new national survey of lead water service lines, between 9.7 million and 12.8 million lead pipes are connected to residences. The federal government is focused on [...]

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Improving Resilience for Utilities and Customers through Public Private Partnerships

Bill Eller, Eric West, Gerry Harstine, Jenna Hazelet, and Mark Slater presented on how public-private partnerships can help cities, utilities, and homeowners improve their infrastructure resiliency at the 2021 NRWA WaterPro [...]

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Programs Critical to the Future of Cities Across the Country

Mike Chambers and Kristin Glehan gave an excellent presentation on electric vehicles (EV) and the importance of adoption by cities across the world. They also discuss how, in addition to [...]

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Aging Infrastructure, Extreme Weather Threaten Access to Drinking Water

Many of us are one major weather event or mishap away from losing access to our drinking water – from hurricanes and droughts to aging infrastructure, our water utilities are […]

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Louisville Water Foundation Supports Clean, Safe Water Globally

In 2013, Louisville Water Company founded the Louisville Water Foundation to consolidate ongoing charitable and philanthropic efforts under one banner to pursue their mission of ensuring that everyone has access […]

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Congress Eyes Lead Service Line Replacement, Water Infrastructure

As a bipartisan infrastructure bill comes closer to realization, many municipal leaders may wonder what provisions related to water infrastructure and lead service line replacement means for their communities. The […]

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Turnkey Help Available to Cities that Want to Expedite Lead Pipe Removal

Congress is considering sending cities as much as $55 billion to remove lead water pipes and service lines from local communities. There are many moving parts to this initiative and […]

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When Sewer Line Repair Arises, Homeowner Relies on HomeServe

When Jack C. of Amityville, N.Y., purchased his home three years ago, he knew that there could be issues – the home, for all its charms, was 70 years old. [...]

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