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December 2016

New Feature with Past Training Presentations

  • Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:41am
  • scalera

NY Rural Water Association has added a new feature to our website where you can view training presentations from NY Rural Water and other generous contributors to our training programs.  We greatly appreciate all of our trainers providing these presentations to share with you.  Please follow the link to view these presentations 
http://nyruralwater.org/training/training-presentations

Here is what we have listed and we will continue to add presentations when available.

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Congress Ends With Water Bills

  • Mon, 12/12/2016 - 9:54am
  • scalera

Congress Ends With Water Bills: In the final hours of this Congressional session, the Senate passed the ‘‘Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act’’ -- the ‘‘WIIN Act.’’  The nearly $12 billion measure authorizes 30 new Army Corps of Engineers infrastructure projects around the country and now heads to the President’s desk.  The final House-Senate Conference agreement does include new public notice requirements for exceedances of the lead action level and for d

Congress Passes Water Infrastructure Bill

  • Thu, 12/15/2016 - 8:06am
  • scalera

The Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act, formerly known as WRDA, passed the House earlier last week 360-61 and then the Senate at 1am Saturday morning by a vote of 78-21. The bill now heads to the President's desk for his signature. This legislation authorizes nearly $10 billion in federal investment. Below is a list of provisions included that are beneficial to Rural Water: