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Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Introduces Water Bond Legislation

Citing the nation's undeniable need for job creation and updated water systems, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Geoff Davis (R-Kent.), along with U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), have introduced legislation aimed at creating jobs by encouraging private investment in water infrastructure upgrade projects.

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NAWC Delaware Chapter Discusses "Understanding the Cost and Value of Water" at Annual Meeting

On May 11th, NAWC Executive Director Michael Deane joined several Delaware state officials, including Public Service Commission Chairwoman Arnetta McRae, on a panel discussing the critical issue of "Understanding the Cost and Value of Water" at the NAWC Delaware Chapter's annual luncheon.

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New Chairman Appointed to Maine PUC

Tom Welch was recently appointed chairman of the Maine Public Utilities Commission. Welch had previously served as Commission chairman from 1993-2005. Between his Commission appointments, Welch worked for PJM Interconnection, a Pennsylvania-based regional transmission organization, and for five years was an attorney at Pierce Atwood, LLP, in Portland, Maine, specializing in energy and utility law.

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Veolia Water Launches Interactive Website Examining Water's Economic, Environmental and Societal Impact

Growing Blue™ provides a data-rich, user-friendly perspective on the state of water both globally and locally

Veolia Water has launched GrowingBlue.com, a data-driven resource that is designed to help municipalities, businesses and consumers gain a better understanding of today's and tomorrow's global and local water challenges and best practices.

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Undersecretary of State Maria Otero will Provide Keynote Address and Participate in the Water For People Women in Water Gala

The Water For People DC Committee and presenting sponsor, the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC), have announced that Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero will provide the keynote address for the first annual Water for People Gala to Honor Women in Water.

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