Water Asset Management

With Virus Cases Down, Florida Cities Resume Usual Water Use

Orlando residents can resume normal water use after a decline in virus cases.

Nevada City Proposes Monthly Utility Fee for Stormwater Projects

The city of Reno proposes a new utility fee to help pay for stormwater projects that will cost the city over $400 million.

Boil Water Order Ends In Wichita

A boil water order in Kansas' largest city has ended after a large main break affected the city's water.

UN Report Warns of Global Water Crisis Amid Climate Change

The United Nations reports that natural disasters are expected to worsen due to climate change.

Homeowners Combat Droughts with Water Made from Air

Many California residents are using machines that create water from air as an alternative solution while the state faces severe droughts.

City in Michigan Urged to Use Bottled Water Due to Lead Risk

Benton Harbor residents were told by the state to only used bottled water for cooking and drinking because of high levels of lead in the water system.

Judge: Army Corps Must Review Decision on Indiana Dairy Farm

Residents of an Indiana town are accusing a dairy farm of violating the Clean Water Act.

Mississippi City Increases Water and Sewer Rates More Than 16%

A Mississippi city will see a significant increase in water and sewer bills to pay loans from the state.

Public Meeting on ANR’s Plans for COVID Relief Funding

A public meeting has been set for Oct. 7 to discuss funding for water infrastructure projects in Vermont.

New Hampshire Town Receives $750k to Clean Wastewater Facility

Colebrook gets $750,000 to clean out its wastewater treatment facility for the first time in over 20 years.

NY Plastics Plant Settles Claim Over Polluted Drinking Water

A settlement was reached for a New York plastics plant that knowingly polluted well water chemicals.

Panel to Advise State on Reducing Lead in Drinking Water

Michigan officials are advising on how to reduce lead in drinking water.

Utah Drought Brings Scrutiny Over High Water Use, Low Rates

Low water rates have faced scrutiny in Utah because of high water use.

Regulators Warn of Dry Reservoirs and Restrictions in California

California regulators warned that water agencies may not get water until next year and may lead to water restrictions.

Former Utility Worker Accused of Water Tampering Changes Plea

Former water utility worker changes his plea to tampering with a public water system.

New York County Chooses Arcadis for Wastewater Plant Consolidation Project

Arcadis will be working with the Chemung County Sewer District to consolidate two wastewater treatment plants.

US Projections on Drought-Hit Colorado River Grow More Dire

Projections indicate that droughts for a Colorado River will increase.

Environmental Groups Petition EPA to Take Control of Texas Water Pollution System

Several environmental groups sent a petition to the EPA to take control over the Texas permitting system that controls water pollution in the state.

Lead Prompts Michigan to Provide Water, Filters to Benton Harbor

The state of Michigan is providing water and filters to the community of Benton Harbor after tests revealed high levels of lead in the water system.

$16B Plan to Ease Back Bay Flooding at NJ Shore Raises Concerns

A $16 billion plan to address back bay flooding raises concerns over where the water will go during storms.

EPA Rescinds Trump Era Clean Water Act Permit Requirements

The EPA is rescinding a guidance document issued by the Trump Administration in an effort to preserve clean water protections.

Construction Begins to Improve Water Quality of Los Angeles River and Arroyo Seco

Construction for a $13 million California water quality improvement project begins.

New Mexico Droughts Test Centuries-Old Water Traditions

Traditions surrounding water irrigation systems in New Mexico are challenged by severe droughts.

Arizona Utility: Really Wet Summer Follows Very Dry Winter

PHOENIX (AP) — The second-driest winter on record in the Salt River Project’s watershed was followed by a monsoon that the water and power utility said was the second-wettest since it started keeping records nearly 110 years ago. The 2021 monsoon provided nearly 250,000 acre-feet (80 billion gallon..

Springfield Water Commission Receives $250M EPA Loan

The city of Springfield received a $250 million federal infrastructure loan to improve water quality and reliability.

NW Indiana Launches Water Main Replacement Project

An Indiana utility is beginning a project to replace 11 miles of aging water pipes.

Advocacy Groups Seek Federal Help With Lead in Michigan City's Water

Groups seek federal help to provide safe drinking water in Benton Harbor where there are high levels of lead in the water system.

Civil Engineers Release South Carolina’s State Infrastructure Report

Civil Engineers gave South Carolina an overall grade of a "D+" on its state infrastructure report card.

Michigan Governor Proposes $200M to Replace Lead Water Pipes

The governor of Michigan has proposed a plan to replace lead water pipes across the state.

New Sensors Show Real-Time Chicago River Quality

Sensors placed along the Chicago River will provide data for real-time water quality reports.