Thanks to leadership from Senator Kamala Harris and built on a similar effort from Congressman Jared Huffman, the Waters for Tomorrow Act will improve watershed health, support ecosystem restoration, and mitigate against climate change, the overarching threat against our native salmonids. Passing this bill will support healthy waters for a better California Protect The Best.
This legislation will ensure the nation’s water supply is safe and sustainable. The Water for Tomorrow Act will combine the water sustainability measures from Sen. Harris’ Water Justice Act with key measures from the FUTURE Drought Resiliency Act, led in the House of Representatives by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA).
“Every American has the right to clean water,”said Sen. Harris. “Unfortunately, our nation was already facing a water safety and affordability crisis. As our country continues to respond to COVID-19, Congress must prioritize a comprehensive investment in a sustainable water supply. This legislation will bring us one step closer making safe, clean, and affordable water a reality for all.”
Specifically, the legislation will make a nearly $3 billion investment in:
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