Water Resources Development Act Passes House, Includes Huffman-Led Wins for Northern California

  • A study to evaluate site opportunities for the beneficial reuse of dredge material for the City of Petaluma’s tidal wetland located adjacent to the City’s temporary dredge spoils site.
  • A broad study to assess the economic, environmental, and technical feasibility for the deployment and implement of floating solar panels on Army Corps managed reservoirs, infrastructure, and other and facilities.
  • The adoption of an amendment prioritizing the beneficial use of dredge material to areas experiencing and vulnerable to land loss from coastal subsidence or sea level rise.
  • Report language directing the Army Corps to coordinate dredging needs in the San Francisco Bay Area by collectively working with regional ports and identifying possible alternative delivery models that could include public-private partnerships to facilitate more frequent and efficient maintenance dredging.
  • Report language directing the Army Corps to issue a report to the Committee on the updates to the Long-Term Management Strategy for the Placement of Dredged Material in the San Francisco Bay for the beneficial use of dredged material program, to ensure accountability with the congressional directive to prioritize beneficial reuse.
  • Healdsburg Aquifer Storage and Recovery Wells
  • Healdsburg Mitigation of Drought through Recycled Water Offsets
  • Marin Strategic Water Supply Assessment
  • Petaluma Recycled Water Expansion
  • Tolowa Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements
  • Coyote Valley Dam
  • Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project — Phase 2 Bel Marin Keys
  • Resilient San Francisco Bay Beneficial Use Pilot Project
  • Forecast Informed Reservoir Operation, Phase 3

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