Inside EPA - 05/10/2019

Water Groups Propose Framework For Revised EPA 'Affordability' Policy

May 2, 2019
Drinking water and wastewater utilities are proposing a new framework for EPA to use in its effort to revise guidance on measuring communities' ability to afford new water infrastructure projects that are often required in enforcement settlements but can prove costly, especially for communities with a large number of low-income residents. In a detailed report sent to EPA wastewater chief Andrew Sawyers April 30, the American Water Works Association, National Association of Clean Water Agencies and the Water Environment Federation...

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