Utility Service Partners Blog

Cottage Grove Council Acts to Offer Residents Optional Protection

Cottage Grove, Oregon, the state’s Covered Bridge Capitol, boasts many beautiful older homes in quiet neighborhoods. The city’s so picturesque that it’s been selected as an All-American City, Green Power[…]

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Preserving Our Nation's History

A historic home is the pride of many a homeowner, and it adds curb appeal to neighborhoods in your city. A historic home has an average of 5 percent more value over similarly sized homes in the same area,[…]

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Looking At the Future of Infrastructure

Originally published on the National League of Cities (NLC) CitiesSpeak blog. As Congress and the president eye a bipartisan effort at improving our aging infrastructure, the time for a wide-reaching[…]

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Jackson Woman Faces Reoccurring Sewer Line Problem

Theresa Alexander had a problem that was not going away: sewage was spilling from an open pipe into her yard. 

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Keep Your Most Vulnerable Residents Safe from Financial Shock

How many of your friends and neighbors are living below the poverty line? There may be more than you think.

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The Importance of Fair Housing Policy for Vulnerable Populations

In recognition of Fair Housing Month, Christie Myers, Managing Director of Opportunity Dallas, addresses the importance of fair housing policy and practice to vulnerable populations.

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Aging Infrastructure Leads to Lost Money and Public Health Concerns

It is no secret that our country’s infrastructure is aging and that there is no one guiding agency or overall plan to address myriad issues from crumbling water pipes to inflow and infiltration overloading[…]

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Veterans Find Healing Through Music

At its core, the American Patriot Music Project is about veterans helping other veterans.

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Homeowner Learns She's Responsible for Water Service Line Repair

Itzel Perez Dominguez considered the purchase of a home – her first – carefully. She knew she’d be responsible for mortgage, homeowners insurance and taxes and she reviewed her options thoroughly before[…]

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Increasingly Popular P3s Help Address Infrastructure Needs and Stretch Budgets

Our infrastructure is aging, our national deficit growing and our tax revenue just isn’t up to the task – not without politically unpopular and potentially devastating increases – so public-private[…]

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