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Legislation on Water Infrastructure

Legislation on Water Infrastructure

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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International Water Infrastructure Crisis Reaches Epic Proportions

International Water Infrastructure Crisis Reaches Epic Proportions

The state of America’s neglected water infrastructure has reached a crisis point and we are not alone. Countries around the world are facing the same dilemma.

The spectrum ranges from countries that have no infrastructure to speak of to others who struggle to modernize their infrastructures to meet increasing economic development. For example, Southeast Asia has experienced rapid economic growth in the past fifteen years, which in turn has

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$579 Million in Cuts to Clean Water State Revolving Funds

$579 Million in Cuts to Clean Water State Revolving Funds

WASDA wants to inform members and the public, in general, about recent legislative issues that have an impact on our lives, our cities and our country.

The Interior and Environment Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 contains cuts to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund by $579 million. Cuts to clean water initiatives are devastating news for cities around the US who are in dire need of improved infrastructure.

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Show Us the Money – Degrading Infrastructures in US

Show Us the Money – Degrading Infrastructures in US

With new concerns arising over degrading infrastructures throughout the nation, desperately needed legislation to provide funding to address these issues has become a priority. However, the allocation of funds raise new concerns. Decisions are being made about how to spend the money.

Of all the discussion surrounding this issue, the common thread is the price tag of sustainability. Making sure there is access to clean drinking water for an ever growing population in an

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