EPA Considers Lead and Copper Rule Revisions After Pushback

Lawsuits and executive orders have made the lead and copper rule revisions uncertain as the Environmental Protection Agency continues to solicit public comment, with the deadline moved to June 17. […]

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Water Loss: An Invisible Problem for Utilities and Their Customers

During this Water Awareness Month, we are looking at ways to manage water loss, especially given the age of our country’s infrastructure and the billions of gallons of water that […]

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Plumbing Leak Detection: How to Find Hidden Water Leaks

In the average home, hidden water leaks lose approximately 10,000 gallons of water a year, and in one in ten, severe leaks can waste up to 90 gallons a day […]

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Public-Private Partnerships May Be Solution to Aging Infrastructure

Infrastructure is aging, the national deficit is growing and tax revenue has taken a hit from COVID-19. Many communities are wondering where they will find the funds to provide basic […]

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Encourage Water Conservation with These Four Tools

Water seems ubiquitous – we turn on the tap, and it’s there. However, less than two percent of water on the planet is freshwater, and only 1 percent is available as drinking […]

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Looking At the Future of Infrastructure

As Congress and the president eye a bipartisan effort at improving our aging infrastructure, the time for a wide-reaching infrastructure program to rebuild water, electric, transportation and information infrastructure, is […]

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Water Infrastructure Crisis: Data in the Six Pillar Solution – A Message from John Kitzie, CEO

In a previous newsletter we introduced the idea of Six Pillars that must be addressed to reverse the dire state of America’s water infrastructure. The solution lies in leadership and a […]

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Build a Stronger America with the EPA

President Trump is inviting local and state governments to “Build a Stronger America” through investment in infrastructure. The president’s plan is to spur $1.5 trillion in investment by distributing $200 […]

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Columbus’s Blueprint For Clean Streams And Strong Neighborhoods

National League Of Cities Written by Cathy Spain In the late 1970s, I was a research economist writing guidebooks for local officials about the affordability of new infrastructure to achieve […]

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Water Conservation: Partnering With Ratepayers To Reduce Costs

Potable water is valuable and requires time, labor and resources to produce and deliver to ratepayers, and water utilities are expected to maintain a constant, clean supply with aging infrastructure […]

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