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Quarterly Review
11 Jan 2022

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q4 2021 
Strong economic growth amidst COVID-19, longer-term confidence in the impacts of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and broader corporate and commercial focus on water underlie optimism for the municipal water sector. Nonetheless, supply chain constraints, inflationary pressures, and Omicron-related uncertainty remains.

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Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) 

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was established to regulate public drinking water supply and improve public health through National Primary Drinking Water Regulations which...
15 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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§319 Nonpoint Source Management Program 

Section 319 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) provides funds to state and tribal agencies to implement their approved nonpoint source (NPS) projects. §319 helps address...
15 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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Fair Market Value 

Fair Market Value(FMV) Legislation has been adopted by 12 U.S. states. FMV policies are proposed to enable sellers (i.e., municipalities) of water infrastructure assets to...
15 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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Distribution System Improvement Charge (DSIC) 

The Distribution System Improvement Charge (DSIC) allows private utility companies to include a surcharge between rate filings to support infrastructure replacement costs. When a regulated...
15 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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USDA Rural Development Water & Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development provides low-interest, long-term loans and grants to fund water and wastewater related projects in rural communities. In...
1 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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State Revolving Funds 

The most recent needs survey conducted by the EPA in 2012, estimate that in the next 20 years US$271 billion of capital is needed to...
1 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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Waters of the United States (WOTUS) 

Due to the frequent changes to the extent of "Waters of The United States" (WOTUS) in the past decade, confusion has arisen as to which...
1 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 

WRDAs have profound impacts on who receives federal funding and the expertise of the USACE, and therefore many municipalities are interested due to the economic...
1 Dec. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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Lead and Copper Rule 

The Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) regulates the levels of lead and copper contaminants that can be present in drinking water sources before action must...
3 Nov. 2021
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy regulations
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Efforts to Rein in PFAS in Drinking Water Expand 

Globally, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are gaining priority as a real water concern. This has been demonstrated by recent policy proposals in Europe seeking...
18 Oct. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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