August 02, 2017

DWSRF Reauthorization, Consolidation Reviews Part of SDWA Bill Approved by Committee

House panel adds “risk and resilience assessment” amendment to drinking water legislation that could find a home in future infrastructure package.

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EPA Releases Strategic Plan for Lead Outreach Under WIIN Act

Plan outlines actions required when in receipt of lead data outside of existing LCR framework.

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House Approves FY18 Spending Bill with Army Corps Funds

Legislation increases funds for Corps construction, lowers BuRec appropriation.

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New Emergency Best Practices to Be Shared in August 17 Webinar

Water Research Foundation will describe external practices applicable to water sector.

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Senate Panel Approves Slight NOAA Cut

Appropriators reject Trump plan to shave $1 billion from the agency.

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Public Comment Period Begins on EPA Proposal to Rescind Clean Water Rule

Federal Register publishes proposal on rule defining Waters of the United States.

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Briefing Outlines Benefits to Water Utilities of Electricity Grid Security Exercise

Systems would play in conjunction with their electricity suppliers.

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