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WEBINAR: PRIVATE WATER SYSTEMS

Webinar logoDid you know that almost 15% of the drinking water in the United States comes from unregulated private wells that may contain nitrates, arsenic, and uranium?  Learn more about private drinking water systems by listening to our webinar from April 11. 
 

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WATER ENERGY NEXUS

Niagra Falls This report provides overview information about the nexus between water and energy and provides a summary of state legislation addressing this issue.

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NCSL AT WORK FOR YOU

DC Capitol StepsOn Feb. 27 NCSL sent a letter to the U.S. House and Senate Water Resources Development Act Conference Committee chairs regarding our water infrastructure financing policy resolution. In the letter NCSL urged the conference, that if they decide to include a water infrastructure innovation authority, as proposed in S. 601, in the final reauthorization to ensure that no funds are drawn from the state revolving funds and the authority is in addition to other state funding streams.

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WATER-EFFICIENT PLUMBING FIXTURES

shower headStates have passed legislation to mandate flow rate standards for water-efficient plumbing fixtures including toilets, urinals, faucets and showerheads. The standards can apply to the manufacture, sale or installation of these fixtures.

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OVERVIEW | WATER

Water and water policy have far-reaching effects on the environments and economies in the states.  NCSL’s research includes in-depth information on rivers, wetlands, floodplains, groundwater and drinking water.  We track state policies and programs aimed at protecting and preserving this valuable natural resource.

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