New Water-Resources Bill Slowly Takes Shape

Ichniowski, Tom
April 2010
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/26/2010, Vol. 264 Issue 13, p11
Trade Publication
The article discusses preliminary works prior to the enactment of a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Long lists of projects were submitted to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for a possible inclusion before approval of the bill. The WRDA has been cited as a prime political engine but it only authorizes funds for approved projects and construction still depends on appropriations. Approved projects upon the enactment of the new WRDA will be added to the 900 projects or studies already in the 2007 WRDA.


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