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U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy Activity in Water Management, Q2 2023
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent 7th Drinking Water Needs Survey and Assessment, there are currently an estimated 9.1 million lead service lines (LSLs) across the country, with Florida estimated to have the greatest number of LSLs at 1.1 million. Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, US$15 billion in funding will be available over the 2022–2025 period to address LSL replacement.
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Economics of Beer, Wine Drive New Water Service ModelUtilities are marking breweries & wineries as significant industrial users and increasing discharge rates. Water and wastewater already represent 30% of craft brewers’ costs.
14 Feb. 2017
Can a PPP Address Pittsburgh’s Water Woes?A boil water advisory issued on January 21, 2017 and affecting over 100,000 residents was the latest in a string of service interruptions for Pittsburgh...
25 Feb. 2017
Sydney Water Sets Pace for Resiliency, InnovationOn 16 June 2020, the Final Determination of Sydney Water’s 2020-2024 Price Review was released by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). The report...
2 Jul. 2020
5G on Digital Water Horizon as Sun Sets on 2G, 3G (Updated)On 31 December 2020, U.S. cellular carrier Verizon Wireless will sunset its national 2G and 3G networks to free up bandwidth for its nascent 5G...
13 Jul. 2020
Outsiders Angling for Stakes in U.S. Water MarketThe increased focus on U.S. water infrastructure is attracting industry outsiders to the water industry — exploring paths for market entry. Successful entrants have carved-out...
23 Mar. 2017
SWRO Retrofit Underscores Opportunity for ERD SuppliersIn July 2013, Energy Recovery, Inc. of San Leandro, U.S. announced a contract with Cadagua S.A. of Bilbao, Spain to supply ERI’s isobaric PX Pressure...
6 Sep. 2013
Coal (De)regulations Impact Water SectorOn 28 April 2017, a U.S. federal appeals court announced a 60-day stay on a final ruling on the 2015 Clean Power Plan, which mandates...
8 May. 2017
South Africa Desalination Inches ForwardOn 3 July 2013, the South Africa DWA reemphasized its strategy to scale national water conservation and management practices, including desalination and reuse. The newly...
14 Jul. 2013
Sembcorp Presses Independent Water PositionOn 20 May 2013, Singapore-based Sembcorp signed a joint venture with Takamul Investment Company, a subsidiary of OOC to develop centralized utility facilities for Oman’s...
1 Jun. 2013
Utilities Pilot Nascent IoT Protocols for EfficienciesOn 13 April 2017 Societá Metropolitana Acque Torino S.p.A (SMAT), Turin’s municipal water utility, and Olivetti, the digital center of Telecom Italia Group (TIM), signed...
10 May. 2017