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WRDA Is Signed Into Law

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, included as title I of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), was signed into law on October 23. The new law will provide for investment in harbor, waterway, flood protection and other water infrastructure improvements throughout the country. The bipartisan… Read More

House T&I Committee Moves Forward 2018 WRDA Bill

On June 6, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8). The bill passed by a vote of 408 to 2. The bill was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, T&I Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR),… Read More

House Committee Holds Roundtable in Oregon to Discuss WRDA

On April 20, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, held a roundtable policy discussion, “America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II.” The event, held in Coos Bay, Oregon, covered challenges states and communities face in rebuilding… Read More

House Passes WRDA

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) S. 2796 on November 3. The President is expected to sign this legislation that authorizes deepening and modification of federal navigation projects in U.S. ports. . Read More