Why does the NLC Service Line Warranty Program partner with cities? One word: TRUST!

One of the questions that seems to come up in discussions with cities concerning the National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program, administered by Utility Service Partners, Inc., is “Why does the city have to enter a partnership and use the city logos?” I always answer this question with the word TRUST. Residents are […]

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4 Reasons to Partner with Utility Service Partners

#1 – Failing Infrastructure The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently gave a D (D = Poor) rating to America’s water and wastewater public infrastructure. Homeowners’ water and sewer lines are subjected to the same conditions as the lines that make up the public infrastructure – age, root invasion, ground shifting, fluctuating temperatures and more. While government is […]

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Building Sponge Cities

By Cathy Spain When it rains, stormwater runoff is captured in city storm sewers and eventually empties into rivers, ports and other waterways. Communities use many strategies to prevent, control and treat stormwater. These strategies include reducing impervious surfaces on driveways and sidewalks and creating drought-resistant landscapes to hold and filter water. The objective is to get […]

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