Distribution and Maintenance of Water Supply

Trump poised to sign bipartisan water infrastructure bill

The Hill » America’s Water Infrastructure Act, the most comprehensive infrastructure legislation passed this Congress, will authorize over $6 billion in federal spending on ports, harbors and waterways. It will also deauthorize spending on water projects that have been deemed inefficient.

2018-10-22T13:27:23+00:00October 10th, 2018|Funding, Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News, Water|

A Race to the Finish on Oroville Dam Spillway Fix

Engineering News Record » Seemingly chaotic but actually highly choreographed and sequenced, the $1.1-billion Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project moves at an ultra-fast-track pace for one important reason: to repair the structures in time to protect cities, farmland and hundreds of thousands of people downstream of Oroville Dam before Northern California’s rainy season begins in November.

2018-10-08T12:05:01+00:00October 3rd, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Project to Watch|

Senate’s Turn to Vote on Water Infrastructure Package

Transport Topics » The Senate’s top lawmakers on water policy, Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), and committee ranking member Tom Carper (D-Del.), praised the House’s unanimous backing of the water infrastructure legislation on Sept. 13. The U.S. Senate is expected to take up as early as this month.

2018-10-08T09:43:49+00:00September 19th, 2018|Infrastructure Sectors, U.S. News, Water|

Bill to allow citizen oversight of Oroville Dam signed into law

KRCR-TV » A bill that will allow citizen oversight of the Oroville Dam, and the public safety issues that come along with it, was signed into law this week by Governor Jerry Brown. Governor Brown signed into law Senator Jim Nielsen’s legislation to create the Citizens Advisory Commission for Oroville Dam. The measure empowers residents to be involved in public safety issues relating to the dam.

2018-10-08T08:34:06+00:00September 19th, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Project to Watch|
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