Blog Tag Archives: Budgeting & Funding


To Audit or Not to Audit Treatment Plants?

Posted by Ed Pietroski on Thursday, January 23, 2020

THAT is a good question.An article, "New Hampshire Operators Drive Energy Costs Down With Audits and Incentives" in Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) magazine featuring Sharon Nall, PE, of the New... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Energy Planning & Management  |  Environmental  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering


Pennsylvania Municipal Bid Base Amounts 2020

Posted by Bryon Killian on Friday, December 20, 2019

Each year the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announces new public project cost thresholds required for public bids. The thresholds for 2020 have increased again this year.In 2020, the... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding


AWWA Free Online Water Training

Posted by Natalie O'Connor on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Technical, financial, and managerial training is available to help small public water systems maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act – best of all it’s FREE! The American... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Regulations


How Much is Your Leaky Water Infrastructure Really Costing You?

Posted by Rob Horvat on Monday, July 15, 2019

Reduce non-revenue water in your distribution system by 50%!Eliminate an entire shift at your plant!Cut $2,000 a month from your energy bills!Reduce WTP output by 500,000 gpd!If any of your proposed... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering


PRWA March Madness 2019

Posted by Entech Engineering on Friday, March 08, 2019

We had so much fun last year with our Tournament of Talks at the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association’s Annual Conference (PRWA, we're doing it again!Along with all the basketball madness... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering  |  Regulations


Don’t Let the New PADEP Water System Fees Bust Your Budget

Posted by Curt Tran on Monday, November 05, 2018

On August 18, 2018 new Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) fees went into effect for public water suppliers in PA. This comes as no surprise, as we’d heard these... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Regulations


Pennsylvania Municipal Bid Base Amounts 2017

Posted by Bryon Killian on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Each year the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announces new public project cost thresholds required for public bids. The threshold for 2017 have increased after staying stagnant from... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Regulations


Pennsylvania's Act 129 Lighting Rebate Summary Guide

Posted by Chris Darosh on Thursday, September 22, 2016

monthly savings and rebates!?! sounds too good to be true…Before we get too far into the nitty-gritty details on how to recoup some of the dollars you’re investing in energy-efficient... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus

Tagged: Electrical  |  Energy Planning & Management  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Facility Planning & Management  |  Lighting


Avoiding ESCO/GESA Contract Pitfalls

Posted by Bryan Haag on Monday, June 20, 2016

So, you’ve decided that a performance/energy service contract or Guaranteed Energy Savings Agreement (GESA) is the best way to fund your facility or utility project…great! They are a... Read More

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Categories: Buildings & Campus

Tagged: Energy Planning & Management  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Facility Planning & Management  |  Engineering


Federal Water & Wastewater Funding Loan Rates Hit Historic Lows

Posted by Bryon Killian on Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Early last month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) lowered water and waste disposal loan interest rates for the 3rd quarter, to historic lows. Rates range... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Stormwater  |  Environmental  |  Budgeting & Funding


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