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Posted on: April 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] National Water Week 2022

"National Water Week April 24-30" on banner over close up of water ripples

National Water Week 2022

Drinking and clean water utilities require a solid and consistent commitment from the federal government to modernize their infrastructure and make it more climate-resilient.  During National Water Week, water professionals deliver key messages to policymakers about the importance of clean and accessible water.


  • On Tuesday, April 26, Congresswoman Debbie Dingle, who represents Michigan’s 12thCongressional district-which includes the city of Ann Arbor, will be a featured speaker in the State of the Industry: Federal Action on Water Quality briefing.   During this virtual briefing, you can learn more about U.S. federal legislative and regulatory actions to improve drinking water quality.
    • Other Featured Speakers Include:
      • Navis Bermudez, Deputy Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Water
      • Representative David Valadao (R-CA-21)
      • Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary for Rural Development at the USDA
       Moderator: Pauli Undesser, Executive Director of the Water Quality Association
    • Register to attend this briefing here.
  • On Wednesday, April 27, key government officials and Members of Congress will discuss major federal legislative and regulatory water policies and initiatives, including the implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
    • Key areas discussed this year include
      • PFAS
      • Build America, Buy America Requirements
      • Affordability
      • Cybersecurity
      • Lead Service Line Replacement
      • Investment Tax Credit for Water
      • Wipes

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