Date: May 06, 2021
By Jon Freedman The World Economic Forum recently released its Global Risks Report for 2021, and climate-related matters ranked high...
Date: January 21, 2020
On January 10, Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) released a legislative package covering a wide range of water policies and programs including water recycling. The 125-page bill incorporates a number of bills that had been previously introduced by members of the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Environment, which Huffman chairs. One of the bills included in Congressman Huffman’s legislation is H.R. 1162, the Water Recycling Investment and Improvement Act, which reauthorizes the Bureau of Reclamation’s Title XVI-WIIN Water Reclamation and Reuse Program, and was introduced by long-time water recycling champion Grace Napolitano (D-CA).
In addition to the $500 million that would be invested in Title XVI-WIIN through H.R. 1162, Chairman Huffman’s bill establishes a Bureau of Reclamation Infrastructure Fund, which would invest an additional $100 million per year through Title XVI-WIIN. The legislation also provides funding for brine management research, and incorporates Representative Mike Levin’s (D-CA) Desalination Development Act (H.R. 3723), which increases funding for desalination projects through the Bureau of Reclamation.
Date: April 29, 2021
Today, the United States Senate voted to adopt S. 914, the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021, which...
Date: April 28, 2021
On Thursday, April 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and WateReuse Association will host a free webinar to celebrate...
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