Jan 19th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Desalination locations

Arizona – Entering his final year as governor of Arizona, Rob Ducey announced a $1 billion investment in water desalination at his State of the State on January 10. Ducey provided scant details of the project in his address, but he said he would be working with Arizona Speaker of the House Rusty Bowers and […]

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Jan 5th 2022 | Posted in Transportation, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Port of Long Beach

Washington, D.C. – To help stem the nation’s supply chain issues, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) will award more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25 projects to improve port facilities. MARAD’s Port Infrastructure Development Program supports efforts by ports and industry stakeholders to improve facility and freight infrastructure by providing planning and capital […]

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Dec 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York – Facing the threat of sea level rise, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is proposing construction of a $5 billion to $7 billion waterfront for lower Manhattan. Targeting a mile-long section between The Battery and the Brooklyn Bridge, the Financial District and Seaport master plan recommends actions to stem anticipated daily […]

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Nov 30th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Los Vaqueros Reservoir

California – Contra Costa Water District’s $1 billion plan to expand the Los Vaqueros Reservoir by raising the dam’s height by 56 feet recently earned approval for $470.47 million in Proposition 1 state funding. The project would add 115,000 acre feet of storage by enlarging the existing off-stream reservoir in southeastern Contra Costa County from 160,000 […]

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Nov 17th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Florida – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $424.2 million in financing to Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department to support upgrades that will eliminate the use of ocean outfalls and increase resiliency. Financial assistance from the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) will go toward multiple efforts to improve water quality and help meet […]

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Oct 11th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Vermont – The Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) in Vermont plans to disperse $100 million from the $2.7 billion the state will receive in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to various water infrastructure projects across the state. ANR will administer ARPA funding to towns, commercial entities, and individuals to support five priority areas: Pretreatment projects […]

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Sep 20th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Virginia – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will direct $477 million in financial assistance to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District to help retire the 80-year-old Boat Harbor Treatment Plant to further reduce nutrients discharged to the James River Basin, which will support local water quality and Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. This award is the second installment […]

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Aug 5th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Brushy Creek Raw Water Pump Station Lake Travis

As the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA) nears completion of the design phase of its $490.92 million water treatment and distribution project, it secured $194.4 million in financing from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) on July 22. TWDB approved financing from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas program for the construction of […]

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Jul 9th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
TWDB logo

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) unanimously adopted the 2022 State Water Plan on July 7 that contains $80 billion in strategies to meet water demand over the next 50 years. Regional water planning group members, agencies, and organizations helped develop the plan that projects a 73 percent population increase over the next 50 years, […]

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Jul 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Florida Keys flooding

Florida – Monroe County officials approved a $1.8 billion plan to address sea-level rise as the Florida Keys community braces for increased flooding and property loss over the coming decades. Its resolution reaffirms the use of the updated Unified Regional Sea Level Rise Projects of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact and direct staff to […]

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Jun 21st 2021 | Posted in State, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston flooding

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is drafting an action plan that includes a set aside of $750 million in federal disaster mitigation funding to Harris County and will direct at least $500 million in additional funds to the county through a regional mitigation program. After Harris County was denied a direct allocation by the […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Education, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Mayfield High School

Kentucky – As part of the Better Kentucky Plan, the state will send $127 million to local school districts to fund construction and renovation projects and accept applications for $250 million in grants for clean water initiatives. The funds are part of the $1.3 billion that the state will direct to improving schools, expanding internet access, […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Bell County water district office

The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 is considering an estimated $228 million in water and wastewater treatment upgrades to serve the cities of Killeen and Belton and surrounding areas. In a presentation to district board members on May 26, a ranked list of water system capital upgrades totaled a projected $173 […]

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May 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant

Indiana – The city of Fort Wayne anticipates bids for 22 large, multi-year water, sewer, and storm infrastructure projects in 2021 as it continues its $92 million improvement plan to improve reliability, solve drainage issues, and protect the environment. Among the major projects is the construction near the Third Street Sewer Pump Station of a […]

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Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston waterway

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas approved a consent decree between the city of Houston, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the State of Texas to improve Houston’s wastewater system. Under the decree, an estimated $2 billion of additional work will go toward upgrading Houston’s aging wastewater system and keeping […]

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Apr 1st 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Redondo Beach - Seaside Lagoon

California – The Redondo Beach City Council authorized staff to prepare a request for proposals (RFP) for firms to conduct a study and develop a public amenities plan for the area known as King Harbor. Councilmembers have made the revitalization of the waterfront a key strategic priority for many years to reverse the trend of piecemeal […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
New Braunfels - proposed surface water treatment plant

Flood and water system improvement projects in Hidalgo County and the city of New Braunfels will benefit from more than $82.6 million in financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). At their March 10 meeting, board members approved more than $91.12 million to five projects across the state. New Braunfels will receive $40 […]

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Feb 2nd 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant

Pennsylvania – More than $100 million in financial assistance from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) will contribute to the city of Philadelphia’s construction of a new 300-million-gallons-per-day (MGD) wastewater treatment facility. The planned project at the Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant includes a diversion structure to reroute wastewater flow from existing 66-inch and 78-inch sewer […]

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Jan 8th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Wylie Water Treatment Plant

The North Texas Municipal Water District is planning more than $570 million in projects for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 all systems budget. Some projects for the budget year involve up to $25 million for a Systemwide Meter Vault Improvements – Setpoint Control Phase V project that includes a new control valve, flow meter, vault, […]

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Jan 6th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Enid Kaw Lake Water Supply rendering

Oklahoma – The Enid Municipal Authority secured $205 million in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for the city’s Kaw Lake Water Supply Project. This project will provide raw water from Kaw Lake to Enid’s new 10.5 million gallon a day (MGD) water treatment plant via a raw water micro-tunnel intake structure constructed at Kaw […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
T.E. Maxson WWTP

Tennessee – The city of Memphis is planning several upgrades to the T.E. Maxson Wastewater Treatment Facility to expand biological treatment capacity and improve processing of biosolids. A $156 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will help the facility achieve new federal permit requirements for effluent disinfection […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has designated its initial voting members of Texas’ first-ever regional flood planning groups that represent the state’s 15 flood planning regions. The groups are responsible for developing regional flood plans due to the TWDB by January 2023. The regional plans will culminate in the state’s inaugural flood plan by September 2024. […]

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Aug 25th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

A new survey has identified 16 hazard mitigation projects totaling $3 billion that would reduce flood risks to people and property in the Upper San Jacinto River regional watershed. The Harris County Flood Control District, Montgomery County, the city of Houston, and the San Jacinto River Authority partnered on the San Jacinto River Regional Watershed […]

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Aug 14th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – Rural water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the country will benefit from $462 million in financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The agency is funding 161 projects that will improve the infrastructure that provides safe drinking water and wastewater management facilities in small towns and cities. USDA will loan $53.58 […]

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Aug 10th 2020 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) will receive $413 million in state funding for the design and construction of the Lake Ralph Hall Reservoir. On August 5, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved a $398 million increase in multi-year board participation financing and amended a previous resolution to authorize a $15 million increase […]

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