The Current State of US Water Infrastructure Policy with Jon Freedman

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Jon Freedman, now the Global Government Affairs Leader with SUEZ Water Technologies, returns as a podcast guest and delivers a great overview of US water infrastructure policy. Jon delves into legislative and administrative policies that impact the water sector and offers his thoughts on water policy ideas.

Plus, Reese Tisdale of Bluefield Research provides an update on some M&A activity in the water sector, including discussing the San Jose Water-Connecticut Water deal potential and the CalWater-San Jose Water hostile takeover intrigue.

In this session, you’ll learn about:

  • The SUEZ acquisition of GE Water
  • How water scarcity is becoming a bigger problem
  • Whether the technology exists to address the water scarcity problem
  • What policies can be implemented to address water scarcity
  • The 4 options governments have to achieve policy ends
  • The impediments to reuse implementation
  • The Trump Administration’s infrastructure plan
  • The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)
  • Policy options to harness private sector capital

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