The 2021 edition of CML's Laws Enacted Affecting Municipal Governments is now available.
After weeks of political wrangling between the various factions of Congressional Democrats, the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 19 passed the budget reconciliation bill commonly known as the Build Back Better Act (BBBA). In the end, the vote was party line, except for one Democrat who sided with the Republican opposition.
Much of the water infrastructure that serves municipalities is reaching the end of its useful life. In a 2020 report, Colorado Concern identified a $17.6 billion inventory of water and wastewater projects in Colorado.
This document provides an overview of some of the major sources of funding available to municipalities for water and wastewater projects.