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Search Results: Water Finance
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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.
Water Infrastructure Investment Needs in MichiganMembers only Login
Public Sector Consultants Inc. conducted a report for MITA to study Michigan's Water Infrastructure Investment Needs. The results of the study provide important information that is worth evaluating as the state works to resolve the rising...
Tapping into Alternative Ways to Fund Innovative and Multi-Purpose Water ProjectsMembers only Login
In this report, Water in the West highlights some tools used in the energy sector that could also be used in to help modernize America’s water infrastructure.
2015 CDFA California Brownfields Financing Workshop: Water Board Programs
Song Her presents California Water Board Groundwater Funding Programs including the Orphan Site Cleanup Fund and the Site Cleanup Subaccount Program.
USDA Water and Environmental Programs
Brian Deaner, with USDA Rural Development Area discusses Water and Environmental Programs, levels of funding, interest rate categories, and variables associated with grant determinations.
Financing Sustainable Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
Lawrie Kobza with Boardman & Clark discusses Wisconsin's water infrastructure needs, paying for water infrastructure, prioritizing needs and evaluating financing costs, and private investment as a financing option.
Financing Sustainable Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
Robin Schmidt, with the WI Department of Natural Resources discusses financing sustainable water infrastructure through fund and loan programs and project bundling.
Financing Solutions for Sustainable Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Hunter Hook, Vice President at CoBank presents on an overview of CoBank's services, rural water and community facility project types, water/wastewater challenges and solutions, and communities facility challenges and solutions.
WIFA - Financing Tools for Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
Susan Craig, Communication Director of the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA), explains WIFA's work in small and rural towns. She explains several financing tools available for water infrastructure including low interest loans,...
Community Based Public-Private Partnerships (CBP3s)Members only Login
This guide from the EPA provides communities in the Chesapeak Bay with an opportunity to review the capacity and potential to develop a P3 program to help “close the gap” between current resources and the funding that will be required to meet...
Water Infrastructure Finance Authority Annual Report 2014Members only Login
The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA) Annual Report describes how WIFA has maintained and improved water quality in Arizona by providing financial assistance and technical assistance for basic water infrastructure.
USDA Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Alan Stephen explains the variety of USDA programs, including programs geared towards financing rural housing, community facilities, business, energy, utilities, water/wastewater, and telecommunication projects.
WIFA- Financing Tools for Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
Susan Craig discusses the need for water infrastructure investment in the state of Arizona and the benefits of using WIFA, an organization that offers low-interest loans for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure improvements.
Using State Revolving Funds to Build Climate-Resilient CommunitiesMembers only Login
This report from the National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) examines State Revolving Funds and their impact on creating climate-resilient communities. The report encourages the development of State Revolving Fund (SRF) policies that incorporate...
Arizona's Strategic Vision for Water Supply SustainabilityMembers only Login
Presented at the Arizona Association for Economic Development conference, Michael Lacey with the Arizona Department of Water Resources details the challenges ahead for planning the state's water supply alongside forecasted growth.
Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona Tools and Funding OpportunitiesMembers only Login
The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona is an independent agency that administers Arizona's water and wastewater Revolving Loan Fund. This presentation outlines the program and application process.
Creating Clean Water Cash Flows: Developing Private Markets for Green Stormwater Infrastructure in PhiladelphiaMembers only Login
NatLab provides approaches cities can take to attain their clean water goals by leveraging private capital for green infrastructure investment. Some tools include P3s, Tax Incentives, and Community Development Financial Institutions.
Illinois Clean Water Initiative 2014Members only Login
Elmo Dowd, Assistant Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, presents highlights of the Governor's Clean Water Initiative, a $1B low-interest loan fund for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects.
USDA Water & Environmental Program - 2012 Annual Activity ReportMembers only Login
This annual activity report from USDA Rural Development highlights the impacts and activity of the Water and Environmental Programs during fiscal year 2012.
GreenFinanceSF-Commercial: Program OverviewMembers only Login
GreenFinanceSF-Commercial is a Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE program, which allows commercial property owners to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation improvements by applying a lien to the property. This...
Financing Through the Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWRF)
The Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWRF) assists public water suppliers in meeting the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act by providing low interest loans to community water suppliers and non-profit non-community water suppliers for...
Public Financial Management - Ohio Water Development AuthorityMembers only Login
Ryan Kozak with Public Financial Management provided an overview of the Ohio Water Development Authority and the slew of programs they support including infrastructure financing, brownfield loans, emergency relief, and much more.
Case Studies Analyzing the Economic Benefits of Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure Programs Members only Login
This report was prepared to help utilities, state and municipal agencies, and other stormwater professionals understand the potential benefits of their low impact development (LID) and green infrastructure (GI) programs. The objectives are to...
Drinking Water Infrastructure: Who Pays and HowMembers only Login
This advocacy guide explores how governments have financed water infrastructure, risks associated with financing water infrastructure, issues with water conservation, water systems rate structuring and balancing conservation and affordability.
State of Mississippi - Drinking Water Systems Improvements Revolving Loan FundMembers only Login
The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) assists public water systems to finance the costs of infrastructure needed to achieve or maintain compliance with state requirements and to protect public health objectives. The DWSRF program will help...
Illinois Clean Water Initiative 2013Members only Login
The Clean Water Initiative makes $1B available through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA) State Revolving Fund, in low cost loans to local governments for waste water and drinking water capital projects. In partnership with IFA,...
Texas Clean Water State Revolving Loan FundMembers only Login
The Clean Water State Revolving Fund, authorized by the Clean Water Act, provides low-interest financial assistance for planning, design, and construction of wastewater infrastructure. Eligible applicants for the CWSRF include cities, counties,...
GA Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund Guidance for Project RequirementsMembers only Login
Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority manages the State Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund. This document provides guidance for project requirements from planning documents to land acquisition. Sample forms are attached to provide further guidance.
Water and Wastewater Projects - Financing with Tax-Exempt BondsMembers only Login
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe published this guidebook for general informational purposes concerning water and wastewater utilities. The purpose of the guidebook is to provide an overview of issues relating to the financing of these projects, more...
Illinois Clean Water Initiative Fact Sheet 2012Members only Login
This fact sheet provides a Q & A explaining Gov. Quinn's $1B initiative to increase investment in waste water and drinking water through a partnership between IFA and Illinois EPA, including how the program is funded and how to apply.
Reconnecting Communities With Their Urban Waters
This presentation looks at the U.S. EPA's new Urban Waters initiative. The EPA has started this initiative to focus more resources on the cleanup of urban waterways, which can have a significant impact on recreational and economic development...
National Rural Water Association Revolving Loan Fund ApplicationMembers only Login
The National Rural Water Association uses the following application to evaluate candidates for its Revolving Loan Fund.
State Bond Banks: Municipal Borrowing Made Easy
State bond banks are an increasingly popular tool for assisting with smaller sized issuances of bonds for economic development. IEDC provides the following article explaining the impact that state bond banks can have on economic development efforts.
Changing Cost Perceptions: An Analysis of Conservation DevelopmentMembers only Login
This report was prepared to help utilities, state and municipal agencies, and other stormwater professionals understand the potential benefits of their low impact development (LID) and green infrastructure (GI) programs. The objectives are to...
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