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EPA Region 1 Administrator Signals that the MA & NH Small MS4 Stormwater Permits May Be Imminent

If you are subject to EPA’s Small MS4 General Permit for Massachusetts or New Hampshire, you likely received a News Release from EPA Region 1 last week…

Tighe & Bond Publishes 2017 MA Water & Sewer Rate Surveys

Data provides benchmarking tool for systems statewide.

How Following Scheduled Preventive Maintenance on Water Utility Equipment Reduces Costs, Improves Services

This article was recently published in InFlow-Line, the magazine by the Connecticut Section American Water Works and the Connecticut Water Works Association.

5 Steps for Setting Up a Stormwater Enterprise Fund (SEF)

SEFs offer a new, equitable funding source to help protect your community from stormwater damage.

Unlocking USDA Rural Development and State Revolving Funds

USDA Rural Development funding and State Revolving Funds are two sources that may help your community finance projects for…

New EPA Tool Provides Access to More Than $10 Billion in Water Infrastructure Financing

“Water Finance Clearinghouse” Helps Communities Access Infrastructure Funding Is your community looking to access information on water infrastructure financing…

7 Ways to Help Your Project Meet Grant Requirements

Increase your chances of success for federal or state funding of your community’s water or environmental project by taking a thoughtful approach. Get a clear picture of what you want to change, and then find ways to match your project with the priorities of the funding agencies.

A Best Practices Guide for Evaluating Water & Sewer Rates Effectively

If you are reading this article, you are at least a little concerned about the ability of your existing water…

6 Steps to Get Funding for Your Water Infrastructure Project

Many utility and municipal leaders would love to fund improved water service infrastructure projects to ensure quality, reliability and…

7 Things to Consider When Comparing Water Rates

This post provides water utilities and municipalities with “talking points” for explaining why water rates differ among communities. By…