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AMWA statement on EPA’s regulatory determination on perchlorate

June 18, 2020

Diane VanDe Hei, Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), released the following statement today following the announcement by U.S. EPA of its regulatory determination on perchlorate:

AMWA statement on the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020

May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020 Diane VanDe Hei, Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), released the following statement today following the Senate Enviroment and Public Works Committee's approval of the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020: "AMWA appreciates that the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act as approved today by the Senate Environment and Public Works...

Reduction in U.S. water utility revenue may result in $32.7 billion economic hit

April 15, 2020

A new analysis from AMWA and the American Water Works Association estimates that the Covid-19 public health emergency will carry severe financial implications for the nation's drinking water systems.

Major Water Associations Reassure Public on Safety of Tap Water During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 17, 2020

As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to develop and reports of bottled water shortages make headlines, the National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issued the following joint statement:

EPA’s National Water Reuse Action Plan Makes Reuse a National Priority

February 27, 2020

On February 27, 2020 EPA alongside federal partners will release the National Water Reuse Action Plan: Collaborative Implementation. AMWA together with other water sector organizations collaborated on this plan to accelerate the adoption of water reuse.

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