House, Senate Bills Seek $1.5 Billion for Sewer Upgrades

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/24/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31599, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that identical bills has been introduced in the U.S. Senate and House to provide $1.5 billion in grants to states over two years to help upgrade aging sewer systems. Problems associated with sewer system in the country; Cost needed to bring sewer system of nearly 900 communities up to Environmental Protection Agency standards; Advantage of financing water infrastructure through State Revolving Fund (SRF) program.


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