Posted by Abigail Gardner on Apr 26, 2018 in FNI Water™
Drought conditions remain significantly unchanged from the previous week. Wildfires in the southern High Plains peaked in intensity on April 17 and were followed by some much-needed rainfall. Overall, drought conditions continue to intensify in the Southwest while drought conditions in the South and East are kept at bay with successive rounds of heavy rain.
Posted by Abigail Gardner on Apr 20, 2018 in FNI Water™
In the April 2018 Climate Prediction Center update, a transition from La Niña to ENSO-neutral is predicted to likely (greater than 50% chance) occur by May, with neutral conditions likely to continue through summer of 2018. Due to the lower prediction skills of the forecasts made during this time of year, predictions beyond summer of 2018 are highly uncertain. However, overall, the ocean and atmosphere system suggest the current La Niña pattern is continuing to weaken. To read more, click here...
Posted by Thomas Haster on Apr 18, 2018 in FNI Water™
We're excited about our 22 presentations at Texas Water.
From asset management to wastewater collection to engineering ethics, our presentations address your challenges. With 13 offices across Texas, we are the experts next door that you can rely on. We look forward to seeing you at the presentations and Booth 631.
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Posted by Jennifer Wasinger on Apr 12, 2018 in FNI Water™
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now requesting Letters of Interest for water infrastructure projects across the country for consideration under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program with as much as $5.5 billion in loans available.
Those seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submit a letter of interest by July 6.
Posted by Chris Callahan on Mar 28, 2018 in FNI Water™
Note: This is the first part in a series.
Securing a safe and reliable source of water is a primary goal for any municipality. This is especially so in Texas, which in recent years has experienced record-breaking droughts and population growth.
Projects submitted for funding should seek quantifiable water savings and complement ongoing efforts to address water supply reliability and sustainability. The program is limited to projects located in the Western United States or United...