GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon R. Runge, CAE, President of the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) released a statement praising the passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, which includes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.
"We applaud Congress on passing this major infrastructure bill. Once signed by the President, WIIN will provide funding for projects throughout the country, and much needed reforms to promote repair and replacement of our nation's aging infrastructure.
"We hope the passage of this bill sets the stage for a continued effort to address this nation's water infrastructure. We are encouraged by the commitment of the new administration to infrastructure investment, and look forward to working with the administration and Congress on improvements to water infrastructure. This is important as we move forward in safeguarding our nation's health and economic vitality through infrastructure that delivers clean water, now and for the next century to come."
About DIPRA: Founded in 1915, the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) has served as a resource and technical advisor to the water industry through publications, scientific studies, and a regional engineers program that provides personal technical services. DIPRA also provides representation on standards-making committees as well as technical research on a variety of applications-based topics.
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