The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will hold a bipartisan roundtable discussion on April 10 regarding the development of a Water Resources Development Act.
The roundtable will focus on maximizing the benefits of developing water resources in the U.S. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ mission includes improvements to the inland waterways system, flood protection, water supply, hydropower, ecosystem restoration and recreation benefits.
The committee is continuing to gather input from various stakeholders in preparation for developing a WRDA that addresses the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs.
The meeting will be hosted by Bill Shuster, R-Penn., chairman of the committee; Nick J. Rahall II, D-W.V., full committee ranking member; Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, chairman of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee; and Tim Bishop, D-N.Y., subcommittee ranking member.