These are the summarized takeaways from ACWA’s 2021 Member Survey.
This document breaks down key water appropriations from the FY21 Omnibus.
A fact sheet from EPA and the Environmental Finance Centers on available technical assistance for integrated planning.
A letter from EPA informing Governors of the opportunity for engagement meetings on the revised Waters of the U.S. proposal.
EPA is seeking comment on whether the Agency should reconsider its current position that consultation under ESA Section 7(a)(2) is not required when the EPA approves a State or Tribe’s request to assume the Section 404 dredged and fill permit program under Section 404(h) of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
NPDES eRule Readiness Dashboard Version 2 (beta) – Request for Comments
Below is a list of emerging approaches, followed by state/interstate-specific resource pages and supplemental information. Note: States and interstates are continually adapting their COVID-19 response. In some cases, a state is managing COVID-19 resources, advisories, and adjustments to programmatic Standard Operating Procedures centrally, rather than through applicable departments or programs (i.e. state/interstate clean water programs).… Read More »
ACWA used Microsoft Word redlines to compared the 2019 Proposed Rule Redefining “Waters of the United States” to the 2020 final rule defining “Waters of the United States”, known as the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
A chart outlining Federal Appropriations and Proposed Budgets for several fiscal years for key Clean Water Act Programs.
Legislation reauthorizing the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and authorizes approximately $16.68 billion in infrastructure investment over the next five years to address America’s crumbling wastewater infrastructure and water quality challenges. The legislation also amends the CWA to allow for 10 year NPDES permits for municipal entities and includes provisions addressing administratively continued permits.
This infographic provides some basic information on Water Quality Standards Variances in an easy-to-understand, shareable format. This graphic covers: How WQS Variances work When they may be used Tips for getting started Public involvement