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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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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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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Aging Water Infrastructure Subject of April 27 Roundtable

An expert panel will address “Aging Water Infrastructure in Our Communities,” during an online roundtable at 3 p.m. April 27. Tameika Isaac Devine, Derek Green and Scott Benson will speak […]

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When Buying a New Home, Examine the Plumbing

Nearly a quarter of Millennials and Zennials have expressed dissatisfaction with their current home after working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the HomeServe Biannual State of the […]

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Water Service Line Leaks Waste Water, Imperil Health

Our communities have an aging infrastructure problem, and water line leaks waste trillions of gallons of water each year. Research has shown that water service lines made of materials such […]

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Water Supply Safety in Focus During Safety Month

During National Safety Month, you’re focusing on ways to be safe both at home and at work. Since we’re all preoccupied with improving our personal hygiene to fight the global […]

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