AMWA Backs Democrats’ Latest Bill To Finance Utilities’ LSL Replacement

March 24, 2023
A group that represents large municipal utilities is praising recently re-introduced legislation that would help drinking water systems finance the replacement of lead service lines (LSLs), a measure that could help municipalities comply with tougher rules EPA is crafting that are expected to drive such replacements. Early this month, Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) reintroduced their “Financing Lead Out of Water (FLOW) Act,” which would amend the federal tax code to allow public water systems to...

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