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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: 

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