APWA NEWS

PWX app now available

Download the APWA Events app for the best PWX 2017 experience! Available for iPhone, iPad or Android or accessible from a browser for other devices.

Call for Presentations

Submit your new perspectives, best practices, and/or innovative twists for presentations at 2018 PWX or 2018 North American Snow Conference.

Deadline Extended for Savings on New eLearning Program

Purchase by August 31 and Save 10% on 'Construction Inspection 201: Project Management'

2017 Top 10 Public Works Leaders

Recognizing the outstanding career service achievements of individual public works professionals from both the public and private sectors in North America.

Vote for your favorite Exhibitor video!

Check out all of the videos submitted by our 2017 PWX Exhibitors and vote for your favorite.

Sustainability "In the Know"

Saugus, MA promotes water conservation, sustainability through rain barrel giveaway

Take the APWA Members' Library for a Test Drive

See what education opportunities you're missing out on!

ADVOCACY NEWS

President Signs Executive Order to Speed Infrastructure Projects

On August 15th, President Trump announced the signing of an executive order designed to streamline the environmental permitting process as it relates to infrastructure projects.

APWA Issues Support for Drinking Water Legislation

APWA issued a letter to leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Subcommittee on Environment in support of H.R. 3387, the “Drinking Water System Improvement Act” of 2017.

APWA Calls for Local Decisions in Project Material Selection

APWA joined with other water groups to urge Congress to oppose materials preference language in any legislation reauthorizing the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program.

Bipartisan House Bill Seeks to Increase Bond Use for Water Infrastructure

A bill introduced by Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) would remove water and wastewater infrastructure projects from the Private Activity Bond (PAB) volume cap.

EPA Finalizes Fees on Infrastructure Finance Program

On June 28, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final rule related to the fee structure for applications to the Water Infrastructure Finance Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan program.

EPA Begins WOTUS Repeal Process

On June 27, the Enviornmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed repealing the "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) Regulation.

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