What the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Means for Your Community: Program Implementation Details and Timeline
11 am PT | 2 pm ET (1 hour)
WateReuse Members: Free; Others: $49
At the end of 2021, Congress and the Administration passed the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which provided $1 billion for Western water recycling programs through the Bureau of Reclamation and roughly $48 billion for nationwide programs administered by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Office of Water. The IIJA includes $550 million over 5 years for the Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Grants Program and $450 million for a Competitive Grant Program for Large-Scale Water Recycling Projects. It also authorizes the first nationwide water recycling program—the Alternative Water Source Grants Pilot Program; and establishes a federal interagency working group on water reuse.
As 2022 begins, federal agencies like the EPA and Bureau of Reclamation are making important decisions about program implementation and the distribution of available funding. Join our webcast on January 25 to learn about the resources included in the IIJA, how your community can access those resources, and what the Administration’s plans are for program implementation and stakeholder engagement.
- Amanda Erath, Program Analyst, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Interior
- Deirdre Finn, Executive Director, Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities
- Greg Fogel, Policy Director, WateReuse Association
- Justin Mattingly, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency