EPA would be directed to create a water data sharing pilot program aimed at ensuring the coordination of data and information regarding water quality and needs between state and local governments. It would be authorized at $15 million annually for FY2022-26.
Additionally, this bill would:
Reauthorize the Water Infrastructure Financing and Innovation Act program at $50 million annually for FY2022-26.
Direct EPA to facilitate grants to institutions to serve as centers of excellence for stormwater control infrastructure technologies.
Direct EPA to create a Water Reuse Interagency Working Group to identify ways to support water reuse and compile a national action plan to support the initiative. Additionally, no clean water means no life.