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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What’s Behind the Raw Water Trend?

“Raw,” or “live” water has become trendy, especially in California and New England, and it’s dangerous. Raw water startups are popping up around the country, and people are sharing the […]

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How Much Is An Aging System Costing Your Water Utility?

You may think you’re saving money by delaying capital improvements and approaching repairs on a reactive, instead of proactive, basis. After all, addressing aging infrastructure is a pricey proposition. But […]

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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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Vulnerable Populations Important for Fair Housing Policy

In recognition of Fair Housing Month, Christie Myers, Managing Director of Opportunity Dallas, addresses the importance of fair housing policy and practice to vulnerable populations. “Fair housing practices help people […]

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Veterans Find Healing Through Music

At its core, the American Patriot Music Project is about veterans helping other veterans. There is music, but, more importantly, there is companionship and acceptance, a fellowship forged along with guitars and […]

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Honoring Veterans Focus of Contest for Cities

In conjunction with the announcement of our new Veteran’s Hiring Initiative at last November’s NLC City Summit in Los Angeles, Utility Service Partners, a HomeServe company, invited cities to submit […]

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Rebuilding Sewage and Water Infrastructure Is Urgently Needed Publicly and Privately

That our national sewage and water infrastructure is in dire shape is no surprise to anyone – nearly ten years ago, the New York Times wrote an article warning of the […]

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Water Theft: Leaks Aren’t The Only Way To Lose

Providing clean, potable water to your residents isn’t an inexpensive or simple proposition, but many residents don’t understand the process – they turn on the tap, and they have water. […]

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