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Sep 9 2020
COVID-19 has impacted communities across the country differently. Rural and tribal water systems across the continental U.S. and its territories are…
Jul 31 2020
The House recently approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (H.R. 7575), authorizing at least $8.6 billion in federal funds for 38 new…
Jun 24 2020
The text of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act has been released, according to a recent press release.  According to the Moving Forward Act, the measure…
Jun 19 2020
In this episode, Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen discuss virtual events in the water industry amid COVID-19 concerns. The hosts also…
Jun 8 2020
Location: Pinellas County, Florida Size: 6 mgd peak average daily flow, 4.695 mgd raw average daily flow Equipment: Ground storage tanks, elevated…
Jun 2 2020
National Association of Clean Water Agencies Director of Legislative Affairs Jason Isakovic explains the status of bills in Congress that could…
May 18 2020
The U.S. House approved the latest approximate $3 trillion COVID-19 (coronavirus) relief package.  This is one of four separate measures created to…
May 13 2020
The House of Representatives introduced a new stimulus bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or the "HEROES Act,"…
May 8 2020
A major water infrastructure package advanced in the Senate, approved by votes of 21-0.  The committee approved legislation authorizing approximately…
Mar 31 2020
Congress released a stimulus package signed by President Donald Trump as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues. The bill included significant…
Mar 27 2020
In this month's episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen give an overview of the…
Mar 11 2020
Editor’s Note: This article was submitted for publishing Jan. 19, 2020. While efforts were made to keep it as current as possible, some information…
Feb 21 2020
In this month’s episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello, WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob…
Jan 21 2020
A lab owner hired to ensure water quality for dozens of Mississippi towns has been sentenced to 18 months for faking test results. John H. Couey, 44…
Jan 10 2020
The Trump administration may veto H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, reported an Environmental Working Group (EWG) news release. The PFAS Action Act…
Dec 12 2019
As a precursor to the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition & Conference (WEFTEC) in Chicago, De Nora Water Technologies hosted a…
Jul 29 2019
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are on the minds of U.S. House of Representative lawmakers as they return to their districts during August…
Jul 12 2019
UPDATED 2:00 P.M. CENTRAL: The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of National Defense Authorization Act with language that addresses…
Jul 4 2019
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a $45 billion state construction bill Friday, June 28.  The state’s capital plan entitled Rebuild Illinois will…
Jun 27 2019
The Senate will vote on an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). According to E&E News, the amendment includes a compromise…
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