Tester’s rural water bill passes Congress

U.S. Senate – December 03, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — After unanimously passing the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Senator Jon Tester’s rural water bill is on its way to the President’s desk and is set to become law.

Tester’s bill reauthorizes a provision of the Safe Water Act Amendments of 1996 that expired in 2004, establishing grants for non-profit organizations that provide onsite technical, circuit-rider, and training assistance to rural and small community water systems to ensure they can comply with federal safe drinking water standards.

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