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The US Water Infrastructure Crisis Part 1

Every four years, the American Society of Engineers (ASCE) travels across the country to evaluate the state of infrastructure. It should come as no surprise that every sector is in heavy need of improvement, from bridges and roads to wastewater systems and levees. Overall, ASCE gave America a D+, a score that becomes even more startling when you consider that it is the same score given four years ago

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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 Welcomes

Wasda Welcomes

Extending A Warm WASDA Welcome to Our New Members!

WASDA is pleased to announce the following new members:

1) Seacoast Supply of Charleston, SC – Anne Forrest (Distributor)

2) Agru America Inc of Georgetown, SC – Jeff Henderson (Associate)

3) Mueller Industries of Memphis, TN – Brad Barksdale (Associate)

4) S&B Technical Products of Fort Worth, TX - Michael Wright (Associate)

Get to know them at the 2017 Annual Meeting next

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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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