ENS Resources Federal Report – 05/20/22

Water Efficiency Legislation Introduced in Senate

As unrelenting drought conditions in the western U.S. continue and predictions of an unprecedented third year of La Nina conditions, Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Representative Jerry McNerney (D-CA) introduced the Water Efficiency, Conservation and Sustainability Act.  Under the bill, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) would provide federal assistance to water agencies and nonprofits to adopt conservation programs and to provide payments to eligible households, including disadvantaged communities, to install water saving technologies. (Read More)

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