Program Will Showcase Emergency Sewer & Water Repairs at City Summit

The National League of Cities City Summit will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, through Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, and the NLC […]

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Now is the Time to Think About Frozen Pipes

Summer is ending – time to think about frozen pipes. As the weather begins to cool and we enjoy all those pleasures that come with fall, don’t forget that homeowners […]

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Take Over Your Block: An Interview With Better Block Foundation

The latest NLC housing report addresses the importance of neighborhood revitalization. Christie Myers, Managing Director of Opportunity Dallas, interviewed Krista Nightengale, Managing Director of Better Block Foundation, about the great work they […]

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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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Aging Infrastructure Leads to Lost Money and Public Health Concerns

It is no secret that our country’s aging infrastructure is worsening, and that there is no one guiding agency or overall plan to address myriad issues from crumbling water pipes […]

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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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Older Homes Are Prone To Plumbing Problems

Old homes have unique charms, but they also may be hiding plumbing problems in their walls and floorboards. Older homes can have a host of problems with the plumbing that […]

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Imagine A Day Without Water

It was 11 p.m. Sept. 14, and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority had a problem, one that could be described as either as small as a 48-inch raw water […]

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Three Things Local Officials Should Know About Water Infrastructure

Today, local officials face a problem decades in the making: aging water infrastructure systems and the costs of repair and replacement. Much of the country’s one million miles of water lines are […]

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America’s Water Infrastructure Crisis: The Six Pillar Solution

Earlier this year, 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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