Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Minnesota — The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced $191 million in grants and loans for water and infrastructure repairs in 29 communities. The funding came from the PFA’s Clean Water and Drinking Water revolving loan funds (CWRF), the Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF) grants, and Point Source Implementation (PSI) Grants programs. The highest-funded clean water projects in […]

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Nov 18th 2022 | Posted in Infrastructure, Texas Government Insider, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Pflugerville City Council approved a $146 million contract to expand the city’s surface water treatment plant with construction set to begin in 2023 and an estimated completion in 2026. The plant upgrade will increase water capacity and address damage caused by invasive hydrilla and zebra mussel infestations in Lake Pflugerville. The expanded water capacity […]

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Nov 11th 2022 | Posted in Infrastructure, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York — Nearly $300 million is being awarded to fund critical water infrastructure projects across the state. The funding is coming from the Water Infrastructure Improvement Grant, Intermunicipal Grant, Green Innovation Grant, and Engineering Planning Grant programs. These grants are awarded by the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. and are part of the […]

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Oct 14th 2022 | Posted in Federal, State, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved its Clean and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds’ 2023 Intended Use Plans (IUP). The plans detail how the agency intends to utilize $222.3 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The IIJA funds will be allocated as additional capitalization grants to the states. Texas expects […]

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Aug 26th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
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The city’s Stormwater Management Department is proposing spending $136 million over five years to mitigate flood risk, ensure system reliability by replacing aging infrastructure and facilities, and produce new flood maps. The city’s drainage system includes over 900 miles of underground pipe, approximately 230 miles of the engineered drainage channel, over 35,000 drainage inlets, and […]

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Jun 28th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Louisiana – The U.S. Corps of Engineers has been given an additional 16 months and $1.77 million more to further refine the St. Tammany Parish Feasibility Study. The three-year study initially concluded that it would cost $4 billion to address chronic flooding across St. Tammany Parish. The Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP), released in June 2021, recommended […]

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Jun 14th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

Two flood mitigation and wastewater infrastructure projects captured $71.5 million in financial assistance from the state on June 9. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) awarded $44 million to the Lumberton Municipal Utility District in Hardin County to replace its wastewater treatment plant and $27.5 million to the city of Sugar Land for a drainage […]

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Jun 6th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The Harris County Flood Control District expects to begin the third phase of its feasibility study on countywide stormwater conveyance tunnels this fall. District engineers will determine the scope elements of the third phase of the feasibility study in late 2022 and could begin the phase in the spring of 2023. The first phase estimated […]

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May 16th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – More than $240 million from the U.S. Department of the Interior is being invested in 46 projects to repair aging water infrastructure and increase drought resilience. The program, facilitated through the Bureau of Reclamation, includes significant repairs on canal linings, dam spillways, and water pipeline replacements. Projects selected for funding on May 9 […]

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May 9th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

New federal funding will expand the Port of Galveston’s commercial capacity and, in turn, help reduce broader port congestion. A recent $11 million allocation from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will support dredging the final 2,500-foot stretch of Galveston Ship Channel to a depth of 46 feet. Dredging work—now slated to begin in […]

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Apr 22nd 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Laredo water tower

Laredo councilmembers on April 19 authorized spending more than $163.5 million on 22 projects from the city’s Integrated Water Master Plan. Over the next five years, the city will start work on the first phase of the master plan that focuses on existing water system reliability, better water service, framework for growth, and future water […]

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Apr 18th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) launched its Resiliency Initiatives Project on April 7 to support the resilience of its infrastructure during events impacting the electric grid, such as the February 2021 winter storm. SAWS will host a non-mandatory pre-submittal meeting at 2:30 p.m. April 20 for interested engineering firms. The selected firm(s) shall provide […]

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Mar 21st 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Davie County Water Treatment Plant

North Carolina – The State Water Infrastructure Authority of North Carolina authorized $164 million in financial assistance to help fund 76 water and wastewater projects throughout the state. These projects are funded through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, Drinking Water and Wastewater State Reserves, and the Viable Utility Reserve. Some […]

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Feb 28th 2022 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider

Harris County Flood Control District is finishing preliminary designs for the $237 million design-bid-build Clear Creek Federal Project and anticipates beginning the procurement process this summer or fall for the final designs. The district plans to host a public meeting this spring to discuss the updated project scope adopted by Harris County and the U.S. […]

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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
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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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