Case Study: Van Meter, Iowa

When a Van Meter Public Works employee knocked on her door, Melanie Vivone didn’t know what he was about to tell her had a $4,000 price tag. “He knew me [...]

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Case Study: Independence, Missouri

When cities with over 10,000 partner with the NLC SLWP, the program pays their NLC membership dues for three years. Independence, Missouri took advantage of this offer, and the wide [...]

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Water Line Repair Brings Relief to Homeowner

Shirley C., her child and her grandchild lived together in her Georgia home, but the homeowner was dealing with a host of home repair issues she couldn’t afford to fix. [...]

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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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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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Cut Costs? Cities Lose Revenue to COVID-19

One of the furthest reaching impacts of COVID-19 – one many of your residents will likely not see until it’s playing out in its entirety – is how reduced tax [...]

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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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Community Roundtable – Addressing New Challenges from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to local and utility leaders.  How do you keep the utilities running, ensure the safety of your employees and residents, or hold public meetings […]

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Community Roundtable: Addressing New Challenges from COVID-19 – Moderated by the NLC

Public servants and business leaders will discuss the new challenges that cities face in managing the COVID-19 epidemic and how to best face those challenges in a community roundtable moderated [...]

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Case Study: Edina, MN

When Peter B. of Edina, Minnesota, had a water line break, he avoided a costly repair because he was covered by the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty [...]

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