Water Agency Ratings Changes Roundup: June 2022

Fitch Ratings recently updated its ratings on various water agencies in California, Oregon, and Texas. Water District of Southern California was given the rating of 'AA+' on its senior lien and subordinate lien water revenue bonds and term bonds, and bank bond ratings...

This Trend Will Significantly Impact Public and Private-Sector Leaders

Public officials in government are asking difficult questions about how to deliver critical infrastructure projects. Their concern is real, and their questions are valid because the trend of delivering large projects through public-private partnerships (P3s) is...

Weather-Related Disasters Creating Need for Public, Private-Sector Services

Climate change has been the cause of immeasurable damage over the last few decades, and there is no end in sight. In addition to the tragic loss of lives, natural disasters have impacted at least some part of the infrastructure in every region of the country. To halt...
Water Agency Ratings Changes Roundup: June 2022

Water Agency Ratings Changes Roundup: June 2022

Fitch Ratings recently updated its ratings on various water agencies in California, Oregon, and Texas. Water District of Southern California was given the rating of 'AA+' on its senior lien and subordinate lien water revenue bonds and term bonds, and bank bond ratings...

Four Keys to Trust in P3s, According to Yale Research

Four Keys to Trust in P3s, According to Yale Research

Public private partnerships are an effective instrument in problem-solving, but uneasiness between the parties can compromise impact. How do two parties, with very different missions, build trust? A group at Yale has been researching this question. Yale Insights...

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Transportation Credit Ratings Roundup: June 2022

Transportation Credit Ratings Roundup: June 2022

Fith Ratings recenty updated the ratings of several transportation authorities in Florida, California, Virginia, and New York. Florida Department of Transportation' Skyway Bridge was given a 'A+' rating on its series 2019A senior revenue bonds. In assigning said...

Diving Into Colorado’s New P3 Law

Diving Into Colorado’s New P3 Law

Following the passage of Colorado's expanded public-private partnership law, the state's public entities may now enter into P3 agreements. JDSupra explained the difference that the Colorado's expanded P3 law will bring: Under the P3 project delivery method, a public...

America Is Bordering On a Water Infrastructure Crisis

America Is Bordering On a Water Infrastructure Crisis

There is no disagreement — water is a precious asset. Without water, there is no path to survival or sustainability on the planet. Cities, counties, states, industry, trees, plants, crops, animals, and individuals cannot survive without adequate water resources. In...

An Infrastructure-Focused Analysis of U.S. Water Risk

An Infrastructure-Focused Analysis of U.S. Water Risk

Most measures of "water risk" in the United States fail to account for infrastructure. Now, researchers have developed a model that they say more accurately calculates water risk based on local infrastructure. From the paper, published in the March issue of Global...

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