Covering the Water and Sewerage Industries

Columbus City Utilities receives water line grant
Columbus City Utilities (CCU) has received a grant from the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) to help refine the water service line inventory. IFA has granted CCU a $200,000 grant, which will “be used to create a predictive model to identify water service line materials.

Proposed federal grant would help bring water to 80 in Beech Creek
Through the office of U.S. Rep. Diana Harshbarger, R-1st, the city of Kingsport is applying for a federal State and Tribal Assistance Grant or STAG grant of up to $5 million.

Clearwater Receives National Endowment For The Arts Grant For Water Tank Mural Project
The city of Clearwater's cultural affairs division has been awarded $30,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the State Road 580 Water Tank Mural Project.

Mississippi receives grant to improve water infrastructure
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted $420,000 to the state of Mississippi to enhance the quality of its drinking water.

Town of Florida proposing new water district, extending system into Fort Hunter
A proposal to create a new water district and extend services to the hamlet of Fort Hunter through a $6.68 million project is making waves in the town of Florida due to concerns from at least one resident over the decision making process and the cost to property owners.

More federal relief funds allocated for water projects in Brooke County
The Brooke County Commission has agreed to allocate more of its federal pandemic relief funds for two water projects.

NCDEQ announces grant program to help keep local waterways clean
The N.C. Department of Environment Quality’s Division of Coastal Management is accepting applications for nearly $170,000 to help install and renovate pump-out stations in the 20 coastal counties.

Billings school board approves $80K to replace Rose Park Elementary water line
The district hopes the project will fix a serious problem of lead in water at Rose Park, which also plagues many schools in Yellowstone County.

Yass Council bid for crucial water works funding rejected due to paperwork error
The latest bid to remedy the long-running Yass water saga was rejected because the Yass Valley Council submitted its business case for government funding in “draft” form.

Ashland to study water, sewer capacity ahead of potential housing developments
Council unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that allows city officials to enter into a contract worth up to $272,000 with MS Consultants, the firm tapped to complete a “Water and Sanitary Sewer Capacity Analysis.”