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Legislation on Water Infrastructure

Legislation on Water Infrastructure

WASDA Members Attend NUCA 2017 Washington Summit

WASDA Members Attend NUCA 2017 Washington Summit

WASDA members showed up in force to support NUCA’s lobbying efforts during the 2017 Washington Summit. This year’s Summit was held May 15-18 and focused on three key industry issues, Invest in America’s Infrastructure, Workforce Development and Training, and to help Curtail Job-Killing Regulations. The NUCA and WASDA members spent the day Tuesday listening to multiple speakers including  Congressman Garret Graves of the 6th District of Louisiana who spoke

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Infrastructure Woes Across the Country

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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Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements for Rural Communities

Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements for Rural Communities

With the goal of continuing to inform our members about pressing issues across the country regarding water infrastructure improvements, we are sharing this update from Clean Water Weekly recently posted on November 11, 2015.
USDA Provides $314 Million in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements for Rural Communities
Posted on November 11, 2015 by Clean Water Council

In a rare and welcome piece of good news on the water infrastructure

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National Product Waiver for Clean Water State Revolving Fund Projects

National Product Waiver for Clean Water State Revolving Fund Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hereby granting a national product waiver pursuant to the ‘American Iron and Steel’ provisions of the Clean Water Act and Public Law 113-235, the “Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015,” (hereinafter referred to as “the Acts” ) for minor components within a product under an established cost ceiling. The waiver will permit projects funded by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund or Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to use non-domestically

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An Executive Council on Infrastructure Formed to Redress Funding Gap

An Executive Council on Infrastructure Formed to Redress Funding Gap

The Bi-Partisan Policy Center recently formed a new Executive Council on Infrastructure. The Bi-Partisan Policy Center is a non-profit, think-tank looking for politically balanced solutions to complex national issues.

The goal of The Executive Council is to connect the private sector funding to U.S infrastructure, which could free up billions of dollars to fund the many projects that require urgent remediation across the country. It’s clear that government spending

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