Advocacy News


APWA Supports Water Resiliency Legislation in Senate

On October 17, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced S. 2636, the Clean Water Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Act of 2019.

Congressman Elijah Cummings Passes Away at 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings, a Maryland member of the House of Representatives, passed away on Thursday. He was 68.

EPA Releases New Lead and Copper Rule Proposal

On October 10, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator unveiled the Agency’s new proposed Lead and Copper Rule (LCR).

President signs bill to reduce lead in drinking water

Last week, President Trump signed into law S. 1689, the Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act.

DOT Announces $157 Million in Grant Funding

$157 in DOT Grant Funding Announced