On August 17, a South Carolina District Court’s ruling overturned the Trump administration's attempted delay of the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule for failing to offer the public a meaningful opportunity to comment. As a result, the 2015 rule is now officially on the books in 26 states — but not in the other 24 states where other district court injunctions are in place.
This Week in Washington
Nov. 13, 2017 — Before a special roundtable meeting with a group of representatives in Congress on Nov. 2, WEF and a coalition of other major water associations and organizations presented a set of recommendations for the nation's water infrastructure.
Oct. 31, 2017 — WEF sent a letter to Congress on Oct. 26 urging full federal funding for water science and technology research that is critical to addressing challenges facing the nation’s drinking water and wastewater management needs.