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Over 600 Public Water Systems in California Communities Face Risk of Failure

truthout 09 May 2021
“It also demonstrates that there’s still a real need for additional infrastructure funding for drinking water.” Understanding the Problem ... Getting those struggling water systems more funding to upgrade their water-treatment systems can help.

DeLauro’s list: How her clout in Washington might help New Haven

The CT Mirror 09 May 2021
specific requests members of Congress make for funding for projects in their district when major bills are under consideration ... The project will provide funding for the expansion of public water to supply clean drinking water to a contaminated area via an interlocal agreement between the Town of Durham and the City of Middletown.

UK aid cuts will put tens of thousands of children at risk of famine, says charity

The Observer 09 May 2021
UK aid funding to basic nutrition was £122m in 2019, £111m in 2020 and £26m in 2021, an 80% cut, it said ... IRC, which provides water, shelter, healthcare, education and empowerment programmes for displaced people in more than 40 countries, said funding for its protection and legal work for vulnerable Syrians in Lebanon has been completely cut.

Two Longview senior care organizations receive more than $1M in state support for capital projects

TDN 09 May 2021
The roof isn’t leaking into any of the facility's 89 units yet, but she said a water issue is inevitable without improvements ... The cost of the roof repair nearly matches the state funds, Knapp said ... Jim Walsh helped secure funds, Knapp said ... the facility’s aged water pipes in 2020.

Mango harvest gets under way in Sindh

Dawn 09 May 2021
HYDERABAD. Mango lovers will have to wait for another 20 days to eat fully nourished mangoes especially sindhri or anwar ratol ... Same goes for mangoes,” he says ... Malformation ... The USAID funded him in establishing hot water treatment (HWT) plant, a prerequisite for mango exports to abroad where mangoes are accepted with stricter business conditions ... .

Pakistan to get Rs75.5 bn from Saudi Development Fund

The News International 09 May 2021
In a surprise development and as a success of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has committed to provide $500 million (Rs 75.50 billion) to Pakistan from the Saudi Development Fund for development of infrastructure, water resources and hydropower projects in Pakistan.

CRS partners TaMA, others to establish Tamale Water Fund

Ghana News Agency 08 May 2021
The Water Fund aims at protecting water sources at the Nawuni sub-catchment of the White Volta River by developing a sustainable development pathway within the basin ... “The setting up of the Tamale Water Fund would be important to keeping our watersheds and aquifers in order to ensure sustained supply of water.”.

Klamath, Modoc, Siskiyou County leaders throw support behind Basin ag

Herald and News 08 May 2021
Though organizations representing irrigators are engaged in litigation against what they see as a mismanagement of the Endangered Species Act causing recent decades’ water shortages, the primary purpose of the meeting was to request more immediate federal funding for drought relief this summer.

Ionia City Council talks proposed budget, sets public hearing

Greenville Daily News 08 May 2021
Depicted are budget highlights for the general fund from a presentation by Ionia City Manager Precia Garland to the Ionia City Council on Tuesday ... While Garland is awaiting additional guidance from the Department of Treasury, she thinks the city will likely spend the funds on capital projects like water or sewer infrastructure projects.

Colorado is examining water speculation, and finding it’s ‘all the problems’ in one

Aspen Times 08 May 2021
A private-equity fund, Water Asset Management, is now the largest landowner in the Grand Valley Water Users Association, which provides water for farmers in the intensely irrigated valley, a short drive from Harts Basin Ranch.

Water and sewer rate increases to be reviewed by Aiken City Council

The Post and Courier 08 May 2021
The Aiken City Council will review on Monday the city’s proposed fiscal year 2021-22 budget, including a suggested rate increase for water and sewer services ... “After much thought and deliberation, we are recommending rate increases, since our water and sewer utility is an enterprise fund that must be run as a self-supporting entity.”.

Water project to benefit 13 communities takes off

Ghana Web 08 May 2021
The communities to benefit from the about GH¢287,000.00 Government of Ghana and Internally Generated Fund project would include Kubakope, Hatsukope, Laklevikope, Aletame, and Dakar who had been grappling with potable water for about eight years ... So for eight years now, we’ve been struggling with the issue of water for use.

Huron Pines receives $200,000 Consumers Energy Foundation Planet Award

Petoskey News-Review 08 May 2021
The funding will help launch the Protect Wild Places program, aiming to empower Michigan communities to support land and water by partnering with Huron Pines to restore 5,000 acres of wildlife habitat and recreational land and 150 miles of waterways and Great Lakes shoreline.

There are harmful chemicals in North Carolina’s waterways. Will lawmakers address the problem?

Fayetteville Observer 08 May 2021
The money would also expand the town’s water treatment plant ... Republican PFAS funding ... A branch of the collaboratory — the PFAS Testing Network — has been using more than $5 million in state funding to test all of the municipal water systems in North Carolina for PFAS contamination.

Biden's plan would boost conservation of U.S. lands, waters

Kentucky New Era 08 May 2021
lands and waters by 2030 ... White House climate adviser Gina McCarthy said the Great Outdoors law, which bankrolls the popular Land and Water Conservation Fund and takes aim at a growing maintenance backlog at national parks, was a “down payment” on the conservation initiative.