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The Water Infrastructure Investment Crisis

To keep our readers informed about the complex issues in the industry, we are sharing the following news about the growing need for water infrastructure investment.

Over the next 20 years, Administrator Gina McCarthy (former EPA chief) estimates that our country will need more than $655 billion for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects. The scariest part is that this massive investment doesn’t even cover the lead pipes that resulted

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WASDA Alert – How the REINS Act Affects You

The House recently passed the  “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny”  (REINS) Act.

Read everything included in the bill here.

The REINS Act requires congressional approval for any executive regulation with an economic impact greater than $100 million within 70 legislative days. The impact of this bill on the silica rule remains unclear because the bill has yet to reach the Senate. WASDA will update you when more information becomes

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Hoosick Falls Teens Demand Clean Water

It’s been over a year since it was first discovered that the Hoosick Falls’ water supply was contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical linked to cancer.

With the help of EffectiveNY and the Environmental Advocates of New York, the youth of Hoosick Falls are taking clean drinking water into their own hands. In a compelling ad campaign, these teens are raising awareness about the issue with the

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2017 WASDA Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting brings together owner and executive level individuals from the waterworks industry to build and maintain key business relationships. Whether you’re a seasoned industry professional or new to the industry, this is a can’t miss event for anyone involved in waterworks.Read More

Legislation on Water Infrastructure

Infrastructure Woes Across the Country

To keep our readers informed about pressing issues across the country regarding water infrastructure, we are sharing the following news. The American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE) has given America’s Infrastructure a D+, largely due to poor maintenance and underinvestment. In fact, the water infrastructure sector has only received 30% of its necessary funding. For years, this negligence has been ignored. Now is the time for change. After all,

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