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Q4 2017 Regional Roundup: Part 2/3

By The SplashLink Team

This blog series examines major trends and newsworthy events that occurred in the US water industry during the fourth quarter of 2017.  The second part of the series focuses on activity within the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and South regions of the US.  Check back tomorrow for part three of the series, which will cover the Midwest/Great Lakes and Central Plains regions, as well as grant and funding information related to the US water industry.

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Q4 2017 Regional Roundup: Part 1/3

By The SplashLink Team

This blog series examines major trends and newsworthy events that occurred in the US water industry during the fourth quarter of 2017.  The first part of the series focuses on activity within the Southwest and West regions of the US.  Check back tomorrow for part two of the series, which will cover the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and South regions of the US.

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Is Help on the Way for Sierra Leone?

By Ken Shelton - Editor, http://www.portugalcentral.online/

Sierra Leone, on Africa’s west coast, expects heavy rain during their August wet season, but last year’s torrential storms brought wide flooding and the eventual mudslide in the capital city, Freetown, which caused the country’s worst natural disaster for a long time.   It has been estimated that about 1,000 people lost their lives, and more than 3,000 people were left homeless by the slide which struck on the morning of August 14th, 2017.

 

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Designing the Financial Bridge for Water Infrastructure: Legislation Section

By Arthine Cossey van Duyne - Managing Partner, WaterFunder, LLC

Everybody knows that water is essential to life.  Not just “water” in and of itself, but affordable access to clean drinking water and safe wastewater systems is needed to keep the public healthy, the economy thriving, and our communities safe and whole.  However, there is a funding gap for the infrastructure needed to deliver clean drinking water to small, medium, and rural communities in America.  There is enough money available for every water infrastructure project, but we have a system of barriers that prevent these crucial projects from getting the funding they need.  What we need is a “financial bridge” made up of the processes, frameworks, and mindsets needed to overcome these barriers and bring us over the funding gap.  We’ve already talked about how to design the financial bridge, and where the money is going to come from.  Now we’re going to talk about the legislative barriers that need to be overcome.

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Q3 2017 Regional Roundup: Part 3/3

By The SplashLink Team

This blog series examines major trends and newsworthy events that occurred in the US water industry during the third quarter of 2017.  The third part of the series focuses on activity within the Midwest/Great Lakes and Central Plains regions of the US, as well as grant and funding information related to the water industry.

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