Issue Brief 17-29
October 6, 2017

On July 27, the House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced the Drinking Water Systems Improvement Act (H.R 3387), which invests in the modernization of water infrastructure, seeks to improve systems to ensure compliance with drinking water quality standards, and authorizes or reauthorizes a number of grant programs. A date has not been set for consideration by the full House, but the bill has bipartisan support.

This brief describes major provisions of the House bill.