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Committee to Hold Water Subcommittee Hearing Next Week on Building a 21st Century Infrastructure

Washington, D.C., September 22, 2017 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington, DC – Next week, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a hearing to gather stakeholder perspectives that will assist the Subcommittee and Full Committee in developing proposals focused on building a 21st century infrastructure for America. 

The hearing of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Garrett Graves (R-LA), is entitled, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Water Infrastructure Stakeholder Perspectives.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.


  • The Honorable Joy Cooper, Mayor, City of Hallandale Beach, Florida (on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors)
  • Mr. James M. Proctor, II, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, McWane, Inc.
  • Mr. David W. Pedersen, P.E., General Manager, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (on behalf of the Association of California Water Agencies and the California Association of Sanitation Agencies)
  • Mr. David St. Pierre, Executive Director, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (on behalf of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies)
  • Mr. Hector Gonzalez, Government Affairs Manager, El Paso Water Utilities (on behalf of the Association of Regional Water Organizations)
  • Mr. Christopher Franklin, President and CEO, Aqua America (on behalf of the National Association of Water Companies)
  • Mr. Lawrence Levine, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council

More information about the Water Resources and Environment hearing, including a witness list, testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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