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2017 Legislative Update Registration Open

Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alane Boyd
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This annual event is one not to miss! On Monday, February 13, 2017 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm key experts will discuss legislative and regulatory issues, including:

Current Water Legislation

·         Water Infrastructure Funding Amendments

·         Agriculture Protection Area and Industrial Protection Area Amendments

·         Public Water Supplier Amendments

Water Rights Issues

·         Water Law – Nonuse Applications

·         Water Rights Adjudication

National Legislative Issues

·         Infrastructure Financing

·         Utility Security

·         Clean Water Act Jurisdiction – Waters of the United States

Critical Water Quality Topics

·         Gold King Mine Update & Mine Water Quality Concerns

·         Pollutant Spill Response

·         Algae and Cyanotoxins

Representatives from Utah’s Legislature, as well as, agency managers will be on hand to discuss pressing water issues in the State.  From water legislation to regulation, from water rights to water quality, from legislative committees to action, all of it will be discussed at the 2017 Legislative Update.

Also, many critical decisions affecting US water utilities, their customers and other AWWA members are made in Washington, DC.  From laws to regulations, from cabinet appointments to advisory committee decisions, from special interest actions to public health policy decisions, all of it happens in the nation's capitol, and much of it affects Intermountain Section AWWA members.  The Legislative Update provides an opportunity for Section members to hear from AWWA's Government Affairs staff who, on a daily basis, advocate for sensible laws, regulations, programs and policies that ensure safe and affordable water.

So, join in this educational event on Monday, February 13th from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Utah State Capitol.  Lunch will be provided.  Cost is $25 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Click HERE to register.


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