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What the Infrastructure Bill Has Planned for Water and Wastewater

OnDemand Webinar (30 minutes)

Gain an understanding of the complex legislation and funding provided in the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on November 15, 2021. According to the White House, this is a "once-in-a-generation investment in our nation's infrastructure and competitiveness." Major new funding is authorized for water infrastructure, transportation, internet, energy, and climate change. Media releases about the bill only provide brief summaries. This topic will take a deeper dive into the complex legislation and explain funding levels and pathways to project approvals that are likely to result from the bill.

Authors

Neil S. Grigg, Colorado State University

Agenda

Background of Infrastructure Needs and Legislation

Analysis of the Water Provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Breakdown of Water-Related Funding

Explanation of Funding Authorizations and Appropriations

Congressional Committees and Budget Offices Involved

Federal, State, and Local Agencies Involved

Regional Analysis

Main Interest Groups Affected

Likely Schedule and the Road Ahead