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IIJA Aims to Reduce Backlog of U.S. Tribal Water, Sewer Infrastructure Needs
Recent federal funding outlays—including the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the US$1.7 trillion OMNIBUS bill passed in December 2022—have given the Indian Health Service historically high levels of access to federal funding. The allocations aim to address longstanding deficiencies in drinking water and sewer infrastructure for tribal communities.
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U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2016Bluefield's analysis of customer billing rates for municipal water and wastewater services across 50 US shows a five-year increase exceeding 25% from 2012-2016. The cost...
18 Aug. 2016
Kingston Tracks Wastewater Overflow in Real-TimeUtilities Kingston in Ontario, Canada has unveiled a new platform providing real-time condition assessments of combined sewer overflow (CSO) locations across the city. The web-based...
1 Jun. 2017
Measuring COVID-19 Impacts on Utility Planning: Sizing Capital Improvement Plans for Water & WastewaterUncertainty precipitated by the COVID-19 economic disruption has left utilities in a difficult situation, particularly for those transitioning into new fiscal years. Annually, July 1...
12 Oct. 2020
Philly’s Case for Unique Water Pricing ModelPhiladelphia is implementing an new water pricing model, making it the first city in the U.S. to establish water rates based on income.
8 Jun. 2017
U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2016-2025We have released a newer version of our Water Infrastructure CAPEX Forecasts . This report is included in with a US & Canada Municipal Insight...
10 Sep. 2016
U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2018-2027Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water, wastewater infrastructure, and stormwater are forecasted to exceed $683 billion over the next decade. Bolstered by an average...
30 Mar. 2018
U.S. Municipal Utility Forecast: Refining the Impacts of the Pandemic on Water Utility CAPEXThe COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything the municipal water sector has undergone in over a century. For this reason, Bluefield’s team of water experts has...
14 Jun. 2021