The Legislative Committee helps to mold legislation and regulation that will cost-effectively allow members to continue to protect water sources and to improve the security and preparedness of water utilities.
From Waterworld.com LOGAN, UTAH, MARCH 8, 2018 — Utah State University’s (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a second comprehensive study on break rates of the most commonly used water pipe materials titled, “Water Main Break Rates In the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study.” The Buried Structures Laboratory has a large scale testing facility […]
May 15, 2018-Joint Legislative Event with MWPCA and ACEC MA, State House, Boston, MA: MWWA is joining forces with the Mass Water Pollution Control Assoc. and the American Council of Engineering Companies of MA to host a joint legislative event at the State House. ACEC MA will be hosting their Engineers & Land Surveyor Day […]
from Mass.gov Funding and Newly Released Climate Change Data to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change. Continuing its commitment to working with communities and local partners to prevent and prepare for climate change, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced $5 million in supplemental funding for the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program. The deadline for MVP Planning […]
• Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture approved H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 • The legislation also extends programs offering grants and loans to small water utilities to upgrade their drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities; • These programs had been eliminated (under the Rural Utilities Service) in the President’s […]
• Earlier this month, EPA released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the WIFIA program, after it received $63 million in funding from the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill; • This funding, which can be used to leverage private capital and other funding sources, could support up to $11 billion in water infrastructure investment; […]