Water debt

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First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Catalan water debt reduction plan draws fire

Catalunya wants to divert tax receipts to pay off the debt accumulated by its local water agency. The move – which has drawn accusations of short-termism – will increase Agbar’s dominance in the region.The Catalan government is pressing ahead with plans ... [Published Global Water Intelligence - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bethlehem considers restructuring its water fund debt

Bethlehem is considering restructuring the debt of its water fund, which would allow necessary upgrades to the system."This is the plan we've been waiting our whole life for," said David Brong, director of water and sewer resources. Brong on Monday night ... [Published Morning Call - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

St. Pete council members like what they see in mayor's budget — so far

ST. PETERSBURG — Council members will have months to sift through the proposed budget Mayor Rick Kriseman submitted to them last week.But many said that, at first glance, they don't have a lot to complain about."It looks to me like the mayor heard what ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Government pays Shs25b national water debt

Kampala- National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has intensified installation of pre-paid water meters in government offices after government paid Shs25b of the Shs40b water debt.Mr Samuel Apedel, the NWSC public relations manager, said the pre-paid ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Clarksburg, North Adams Trying to Work Out Late Water Bills

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — The town and the city of North Adams pledged to work together to clear up a water debt to the city.Town meeting on June 18 to appropriate $6,940 to cover individual water bills in arrears to the city."We're willing to work with the ... [Published IBerkshires.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tax, sewer rate hike approved in New Baltimore

Property owners in the city of New Baltimore will pay a little bit more in taxes and sewer fees this year.New Baltimore City Council members approved the city’s new property tax millage rates and budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year at their meeting June ... [Published Voice News - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Vance County water project may expand

A county commissioner stood his ground Wednesday against staff’s water project recommendation.While members of the Vance County Board of Commissioners properties committee agreed to ask the full board’s permission to add 14 new roads to Phase 2 of the ... [Published Henderson Dispatch - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit to cut off water to poor

By now, most of the world knows the once thriving city of Detroit is bankrupt. City officials have cut staff, pensions and now it seems they want to cut off water to the poor. The city announced in March that it was owed over $118 million in unpaid water ... [Published RollingOut - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Catalan govt plugs water debt with wastewater sale

Published 19th June 2014In a financial manoeuvre designed to eliminate the debt of the Catalan water agency, the Catalan government last week approved legislation giving water operator Aguas de Barcelona ownership of metropolitan Barcelona’s wastewater ... [Published Global Water Intelligence - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

Transforming a Tower

When the Venezuelan developer David Brillembourg conceived ofthe Centro Financiero Confinanzas in the late 1980s, he imaginedthe largest private skyscraper complex in Caracas. There would be a16-story building of luxury apartments with a swimming pool ... [Published REASON Online - Jan 29 2014]

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...$80 million-plus in water debt, turn our line of credit into a permanent financing, and provide for $5 million of new capital," Brong said. "All of that can be accomplished with about $500,000 annual savings in debt service to the city, the way we have it laid out."
"I think compared to the last few years there's this sense that we've climbed out the valley — but there's still some tall peaks ahead" Rice said

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Catalan water debt reduction plan draws fire [Published Global Water Intelligence - Jul 18 2014]
Bethlehem considers restructuring its water fun... [Published Morning Call - Jul 16 2014]
St. Pete council members like what they see in ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 08 2014]
Government pays Shs25b national water debt [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 03 2014]
Clarksburg, North Adams Trying to Work Out Late... [Published IBerkshires.com - Jun 26 2014]
Tax, sewer rate hike approved in New Baltimore [Published Voice News - Jun 26 2014]
Vance County water project may expand [Published Henderson Dispatch - Jun 26 2014]
Detroit to cut off water to poor [Published RollingOut - Jun 25 2014]
Catalan govt plugs water debt with wastewater sale [Published Global Water Intelligence - Jun 19 2014]
Transforming a Tower [Published REASON Online - Jan 29 2014]
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