Governor Newsom Announces $5.1 Billion Package for Water Infrastructure and Drought Response

Earlier this week Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a $5.1 billion package of drought response and long-term water resilience investments to address immediate, emergency needs, build regional capacity to endure drought and safeguard water supplies. “Shoring up our water resilience, especially in small and disadvantaged communities, is imperative to safeguarding the …

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Biden Administration Unveils Plan Including $111 Billion for Water Infrastructure

The Biden Administration unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package Wednesday which included $111 billion earmarked for improvements to the nation’s drinking water infrastructure. The American Jobs Plan highlights the need to upgrade and modernize America’s drinking water, wastewater, and storm water systems; including replacing lead pipes, tackling new …

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Sen. Hurtado introduces legislation to Repair State Water Project and Central Valley Project Infrastructure

Last week Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) introduced legislation aimed at providing more than $750 million to restore California’s water delivery infrastructure and repair aging roads and bridges. Senate Bill 559, State Water Resiliency Act of 2021, will fund repairs to the Friant-Kern Canal, Delta-Mendota Canal, San Luis Canal and California …

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