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House advances bill with increased funding for clean water

House advances bill with increased funding for clean water

June 14, 2021 at 9:25 am 0 comments

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee last week marked up and advanced H.R. 1915, the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021. This legislation follows the Senate’s passage in May of its clean water reauthorization package, S. 914, the Senate Drinking Water and WastewaterRead More

Senate committee approves water recycling investments

Senate committee approves water recycling investments

May 11, 2020 at 10:16 am 0 comments

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee last week passed legislation that will make significant investments in water recycling programs and resources. The two pieces of legislation — America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 and the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 — include numerous provisions that will advanceRead More

Freedman to chair WateReuse legislative and regulatory committee

Freedman to chair WateReuse legislative and regulatory committee

April 22, 2019 at 8:45 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association has selected Jon Freedman, global government affairs leader for SUEZ’s Water Technologies & Solutions business unit, to chair its Legislative and Regulatory Policy Committee. The committee supports the Board of Directors in setting an agenda to advocate for policies and funding that increase water reuse. The WateReuseRead More

Coalition pushes Congress to reinstate advance refunded bonds

Coalition pushes Congress to reinstate advance refunded bonds

May 7, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Last week, water sector organizations joined a broad coalition of stakeholders asking members of Congress to support legislation to reinstate the ability of communities to issue tax-free advance refunded bonds, several months after the new tax reform bill eliminated this cost-saving option. Water groups participating in the coalition’s efforts includeRead More

WateReuse Association honors leadership with annual awards 

WateReuse Association honors leadership with annual awards 

September 25, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

This month, the WateReuse Association honored utilities, businesses and people who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in advancing sustainable, locally controlled water supplies during its WateReuse Awards Luncheon, held in conjunction with the 32nd annual WateReuse Symposium, Sept. 10-13 in Phoenix. “This year’s winners have demonstrated innovation and creativity in using waterRead More

WateReuse members testify before Senate committee

WateReuse members testify before Senate committee

August 7, 2017 at 9:21 am 0 comments

In testimony before the U.S. Senate on Aug. 2, four WateReuse Association members highlighted water reuse as a key strategy in developing reliable local water supplies. The Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Water and Power, convened the hearing to examine increasing water security and drought preparednessRead More

WateReuse board appoints new directors

WateReuse board appoints new directors

July 24, 2017 at 8:42 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association announces the appointment of five new members to the Board of Directors to help lead the organization in advancing laws, regulations, funding and public acceptance for water recycling. With his extensive experience in government affairs, Jon Freedman, Vice President of Global Partnerships & Government Affairs for GeneralRead More

Sinicropi to lead WateReuse Association

Sinicropi to lead WateReuse Association

July 14, 2017 at 9:17 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new executive director effective Sept. 5. Sinicropi, who previously served as the senior legislative director for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), has extensive experience in federal advocacy with both Congress and federal agencies. She brings a wealth ofRead More