Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Water Infrastructure Bill

From Engineering News Record. – Congress has approved major water infrastructure legislation that authorizes $3.7 billion for new Army Corps of Engineers civil-works projects and $4.4 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency drinking-water program. But those authorizations still would require annual appropriations before the Corps and local water agencies can let construction contracts. Final congressional approval for the America’s Water Infrastructure Act came on Oct. 10, when the Senate passed the measure by an overwhelming 99-1 vote. The water legislation now goes to President Trump for his signature. (more)

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Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!