Posts by Alan Roberson

Some Thoughts About EPA’s FY 18 Budget

Some Thoughts About EPA’s FY 18 Budget

It’s been four weeks since the FY 18 Omnibus was passed and signed into law, and staff and management at...

EPA Announces Availability of New WIFIA Funding

EPA Announces Availability of New WIFIA Funding

Today (April 4), EPA announced the second round of WIFIA funding. EPA will accept applications for loans until Noon, EDT...

EPA Releases Sixth Drinking Water Needs Survey

EPA Releases Sixth Drinking Water Needs Survey

Today (March 30th), the EPA released the sixth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment. The Needs Survey shows that $472.6 billion is needed...

ASDWA’s 2017 Year In Review Now Available

ASDWA’s 2017 Year In Review Now Available

ASDWA’s 2017 Year in Review is now available for members, partners, and water stakeholders. The Year in Review summarizes ASDWA’s...

ASDWA is Seeking a Water Policy Analyst

ASDWA is Seeking a Water Policy Analyst

Due to an increased workload and future retirements, ASDWA is seeking a Water Policy Analyst in its Arlington, VA Office....

EPA Announces PFAS National Leadership Summit

EPA Announces PFAS National Leadership Summit

On Monday, March 19th, EPA announced a PFAS National Leadership Summit on May 22-23 in Washington, D.C. EPA sent letters to...

ASDWA Submits Detailed Comments on Lead and Copper Rule (LCR)

ASDWA Submits Detailed Comments on Lead and Copper Rule (LCR)

On March 8th, ASDWA submitted detailed comments to EPA as part of the Agency’s Federalism Consultation for the Lead and...

New Pipe Study Finds Break Rates Increased 27% in Six Years

New Pipe Study Finds Break Rates Increased 27% in Six Years

Researchers at Utah State University recently released a comprehensive study of the break rates for commonly used pipe materials in the...

Drinking Water and EPA’s Strategic Plan

Drinking Water and EPA’s Strategic Plan

On February 12, 2018, EPA released its FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. The Plan reflects EPA Administrator Pruitt’s core philosophies: Refocus...

Two Drinking Water Studies Published by National Academy of Sciences

Two Drinking Water Studies Published by National Academy of Sciences

Two drinking water studies were recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A study on national trends in...

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