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The Water Break Podcast, Episode 19: What the New Infrastructure Funding Law Means for Water Treatment

“Where We Bridge the Gap Between Water Plant Operators and Engineers”

In Episode 19, Heather Jennings, PE, interviews Michael Preston, Legislative and Policy Analyst for the National Rural Water Association, regarding the newly passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and what the billions of dollars in new federal funding could mean for the water and wastewater industry.

The bill delivers more than $50 billion to EPA to improve our nation’s drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure—the single largest investment in water that the federal government has ever made.

SHOW LINKS

Kentucky Tornado Relief

Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund

Kentucky Agriculture Relief Fund

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

National Rural Water Association: Congress Passes Historic Infrastructure Bill Including Billions in New Federal Water Funds

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Text: H.R.3684: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The White House: Fact Sheet: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

EPA 2017: Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Eligibility Handbook

Clean Water State Revolving Fund 2015: An Introduction to EPA Clean Water State Revolving Fund

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: EPA PFAS Strategic Roadmap

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Emerging Contaminants and Federal Facility Contaminants of Concern

Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act: Assistance for Small and Disadvantaged Communities Drinking Water Grant Program – Implementation Document

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Strategies to Achieve Full Lead Service Line Replacement

Brookings: America has an infrastructure bill: What happens next?

Wanda’s Water Tidbit

Mental Floss: 16 Cool Facts About Glaciers

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA’s OMG Mission): Oceans Melting Greenland

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