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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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Latest Industry News

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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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Events

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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Featured Water Articles

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New Trends For Infrastructure Remediation On The Horizon.

When it comes to the complex topic of our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, WASDA is always on the lookout for new trends and materials that address our water/wastewater issues.

Green infrastructure is a spec on the horizon today but could provide innovative remediation solutions in the future. Green Infrastructure utilizes natural process, vegetation and soils to manage excess water and create healthier environments in urban areas. Green infrastructure solutions range

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