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Search Results: Water Finance
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Go Back to The Well: Water Infrastructure Opportunities
This report, produced by the National Resources Defense Council, discusses the power of State Revolving Funds (SRFs) and analyzes how increasing the capacity of SRFs could help to vastly improve water infrastructure throughout the country.
Convergence of Need and Opportunity: Maximizing Dollars for MissouriMembers only Login
Just as infrastructure development acts as a catalyst for economic growth, it is also changing the landscape for potential investors and the expanding field of infrastructure finance. Infrastructure systems for transportation, utilities, and public...
Finance Guide for Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge Design TeamsMembers only Login
The purpose of this guide, produced by NHA Advisors, is to assist design teams that are part of the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge (RbD) by providing a funding and financing reference guide for resilient infrastructure along the San...
Matchmaker Program Identifies Climate-Related Development Projects WorldwideMembers only Login
CDP's Matchmaker is a service that provides subscribers exposure to a project pipeline of sustainable infrastructure opportunities in cities globally. In 2017, 370 cities disclosed over 1,000 sustainable infrastructure projects in areas such as...
Financing Natural Infrastructure for Coastal Flood Damage ReductionMembers only Login
This paper explores financial tools for investing in natural infrastructure to reduce current and future risks from flooding. The principal author of this report is Dr. Charles S. Colgan, Director of Research at the Center for the Blue Economy at...
Funding Agricultural Best Management Practices with the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Members only Login
This report, produced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), discusses the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program and provides best practices for funding agriculture projects.
State Revolving Funds: Financing Drought Resilient Water Infrastructure Projects Members only Login
This report was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to highlight how 13 western states have used the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (“CWSRF”), Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (“DWSRF”), and other complementary state funds to...
A Wet Weather Case Study of Incorporating Community Interests into Effective Infrastructure Decision-MakingMembers only Login
This case study describes the ways in which the Camden County Municipal Utility Authority (CCMUA), together with the U.S. EPA Office of Wastewater Management (OWM) and representatives from the community-based Camden SMART Initiative, used an...
A Kresge Foundation Report: Rising to the Challenge, TogetherMembers only Login
This new report entitled, Rising to the Challenge, Together; A Review and Critical Assessment of the State of the US Climate Adaptation Field, was prepared for The Kresge Foundation.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Bonds + Financing SustainabilityMembers only Login
Bonds are considered the bedrock tool for development finance because of their common use funding traditional projects however they also can be adaptable for new types of projects. In the current day and age sustainability has become a key focus in...
Building Sustainable Cities Through Blended CapitalMembers only Login
This Kresge Foundation case study examines strategies to confront the interconnected web of complex issues facing cities and their residents as they address income inequality and reimagine a sustainable Detroit.
Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure FinanceMembers only Login
Courtney Knight from Public Financial Management, Catherine Godschalk from the Calvert Foundation and Eric Letsinger from Quantified Ventures present on the first of its kind bond that supported DC water infrastructure.
DC Water's Green Bond Report 2016Members only Login
The 2016 District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority's DC Water's Green Bond Report.
Development in Eastern KentuckyMembers only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
Water Infrastructure Financial LeadershipMembers only Login
The EPA has designed a document for decision makers to navigate the process of investing in water infrastructure. It will help identify what is needed for financial planning, how to fund and finance a project, and consider which strategic approaches...
PACE Financing
Julie Padilla from Renovate America presents on PACE Financing.
Public Private Partnerships to Support Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
Jong Sook Nee from McManimon, Scotland & Baumann and Stephen Auton-Smith from Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors present on public-private partnerships and financing water infrastructure.
Water Finance: Legal, Policy and Regulatory ConsiderationsMembers only Login
Justin O'Shea from Stern Brothers presents on water finance policy, legal and regulatory considerations.
WIFIA Program: Federal Water Financing SolutionsMembers only Login
Kevin McDonald from the U.S. EPA presents on the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program.
Federal Financing Solutions for Water FinancingMembers only Login
Terry Louwagie from the U.S. Department of Agriculture presents on USDA programs used for water infrastructure development.
Miami-Dade County, FL to Receive $79M Through WIFIA LoanMembers only Login
Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department will use a $79 million WIFIA loan to construct fourteen new injection wells at three wastewater treatment plants to be used for effluent discharges. This project is one of twelve initial projects selected...
San Francisco to Receive $625M WIFIA Loan for Water Treatment PlantMembers only Login
San Francisco Public Utility Commission plans to replace its existing, outdated 60-year old solids treatment facilities with new facilities. This project will be funded in part through a $625 million WIFIA loan and is one of the first 12 projects...
Water FinanceMembers only Login
Adam Krantz from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies presents on the water financing landscape.
Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan FundsMembers only Login
Steve Marquardt from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gives a national perspective on clean and drinking water state revolving funds.
Water Finance: Legal and Policy ConsiderationsMembers only Login
Roger Sims from Holland & Knight LLP presents on water finance legal and policy considerations.
Financing Programs to Support Rural Development- USDAMembers only Login
Urban communities like Atlanta and Savannah are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Georgia is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
Conditions Are Ripe for More PPPs in for Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
The American Water Works Association estimates the amount needed for investments in US drinking water infrastructure is about $1 trillion. The PPP procurement model is being considered for several projects in development but only a few water and...
The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program Members only Login
In recent years, policymakers have considered several legislative options to help finance water infrastructure projects, including projects to build and upgrade wastewater and drinking water treatment systems. This report examines one particular...
WIFIA Letter of Interest Submission and Project SelectionMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Letter of Interest Submission and Project Selection - Learn about the process for prospective borrowers to submit a WIFIA letter of interest and for EPA to evaluate them.
Financing Water and Wastewater Projects with Tax-Exempt BondsMembers only Login
This guidebook, published by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, provides an overview of issues relating to the financing of water and wastewater projects in general and financing with tax-exempt bonds in particular.
WIFIA and the US Water Infrastructure GapMembers only Login
The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, “WIFIA,” is a funding mechanism that was enacted to address the US water infrastructure gap. WIFIA aims to encourage private investment in public water infrastructure projects, and the EPA...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Opportunities and Advancements in Water FinanceMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, learn from expert speakers Jordan Dorfman from the EPA, Tyler Old from PFM, John DeLuca from CoBank, and Jong Sook Nee from McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC as...
Strengthening Ohio's Water Infrastructure: Financing and PolicyMembers only Login
This report is written by the Greater Ohio Policy Center in fulfillment of a grant from the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) to the Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC) to examine new and innovative financing techniques for water, wastewater,...
Top 40 Significant Transportation and Water Infrastructure ProjectsMembers only Login
To highlight the benefits of infrastructure investment and its potential impact on the economy, Treasury, on behalf of the Build America Investment Initiative, commissioned a study identifying 40 proposed transportation and water infrastructure...
Green Bonds for Cities: A Strategic Guide for City-level Policymakers in Developing CountriesMembers only Login
This report by the Climate Policy Initiative offers a strategic guide for cities in developing countries to access green bond market flows, a potential source of finance for cities in developing countries looking to secure investment in low-carbon,...
Getting to Green: Paying for Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
Green Infrastructure practices typically involve compact design to retain or manage stormwater from individual or neighborhood group parcels. The information presented in this report is targeted at people making decisions about how to finance those...
WIFIA Project Approval and Closing
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Project Approval and Closing - Learn about application submission and evaluation, term sheet development, and closing.
WIFIA Project SelectionMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Project Selection - Learn about the application and selection process, including the letter of interest components, selection criteria and their weights, and preliminary creditworthiness and...
WIFIA Program OverviewMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program Overview - Learn about the WIFIA program's eligibility and statutory requirements, loan terms and conditions, and credit policies.
Addressing the Challenge of Aging Water Infrastructure Through Science and InnovationMembers only Login
The U.S. population is increasing and shifting geographically. Communities across the country are facing challenges in making costly upgrades and repairs to their aging water infrastructure, which includes drinking water and wastewater conveyance...
Economics and LID PracticesMembers only Login
Low Impact Development (LID) represents one of the most progressive trends in the area of stormwater management and water quality. This approach involves utilizing strategies to control precipitation as close to its source as possible in order to...
Financing Sustainable Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
New financing models and pricing flexibility, which are necessary to pay for new infrastructure and to support legacy systems, provide enormous opportunity for positive transformation necessary to keep pace with the rapid changes being experienced...
Measuring the Impact of Water Quality InitiativesMembers only Login
The primary finding of this study is that the Fund for Lake Michigan has had a very positive, demonstrable economic impact in the southeastern region of Wisconsin. Data suggests that, if funded in the same manner, the Fund should continue to have a...
21st Century Infrastructure CommissionMembers only Login
Building out necessary infrastructure in today’s development climate can often be a challenge. From a financing perspective, these challenges can be met by building a capital stack with a number of tools. Eric DeLong (City of Grand Rapids) examines...
Financing Sustainable Water Infrastructure in MichiganMembers only Login
Building out necessary infrastructure in today’s development climate can often be a challenge. From a financing perspective, these challenges can be met by building a capital stack with a number of tools. Dawn Lund (Utility Financial Solutions, LLC)...
Financing Resilient InfrastructureMembers only Login
The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Office of Economic Resilience released this fact sheet on financing high-performance infrastructure, which are designed to help stretch public funding further. They are also useful for communities that...
Financing Water Infrastructure in IllinoisMembers only Login
Jim Snyder (Ice Miller LLP), Bob Schillerstrom (Ice Miller LLP), Jim Keene (Keene and Associates, Ltd), and Aaron Fundich (Robinson Engineering, Ltd) explore water infrastructure projects that could be transformational for Illinois and various...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, hear from financing experts as they share capitalization options available for water infrastructure.
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