Key Issues

Support biennial Water Resources Development Acts (WRDA)

Support biennial Water Resources Development Acts (WRDA) that authorize Corps of Engineers’ work on locks and dams, dredging and other water resources projects.   Maintaining water resources bills on an every two-year cycle is important to waterways modernization continuity. Congress ended…

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Fourth “R”: Support Higher Funding Levels for River Infrastructure

The fourth “R” for rivers and its aging infrastructure – can’t be forgotten among Roads, Railways and Runways. Our waterways allow the nation’s critical commodities – grain, coal, agricultural inputs, steel, petroleum products, chemicals, and aggregate materials –…

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Improve System Reliability through Infrastructure Maintenance

While funding in constant dollars for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) on America’s inland navigation system had remained flat for decades, Congress has begun to address the shortfall in the last five appropriations bills, with increases in FY ’14 – ’19 and record funding…

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