State Water Infrastructure

State Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Needs Assessment (PDF)

This 54-page NUCA analysis demonstrates that the infrastructure debate in Congress does not end after the 117th Congress. Approximately $4.8 trillion needs to be invested over the next 20 years to maintain these critical systems in all U.S. jurisdictions. Each U.S. state and the District is listed with their proposed funding needs for water and wastewater systems.

Minimum State-By-State Funding: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (PDF)

This 1-page NUCA flyer/spreadsheet lists the infrastructure investments found in H.R. 3684 for each U.S. state and the District of Columbia over the next five years. The figures in the categories of Water, Highways, Bridges, and Broadband are the minimum amount of infrastructure investment that state is expected to receive from this game-changing bill signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021.

For more infomation about these two NUCA studies, please contact NUCA's governmental affairs department.

Other Bipartisan Infrastructure Law / Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Program Resources

EPA Memo: Preliminary FY 2024 Allotments for the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Provisions of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (Feb. 2024)
This February 16, 2024 memorandum provides preliminary allotment tables for the FY 2024 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) SRF General Supplemental and Emerging Contaminants Capitalization Grants, broken out by state and territory.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law - State Fact Sheets (Nov. 2023)
The White House has provided on this webpage detailed state fact sheets on BIL-IIJA projects. Look your state up to see which water #infrastructure projects in your state have been funded by this 2021 landmark law.

EPA: 7th Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey & Assessment (April 2023)
This recent EPA survey is used to determine the needs of the nation's drinking water infrastructure over the next 20 years. It also guides EPA's distribution of annual Drinking Water SRF funds to states. This EPA fact sheet breaks down total state financing needs, as well as state lead pipe replacement costs.

White House: Maps of Progress (Feb. 2023)
The Administration has created several online maps show how much IIJA funding has been announced for work within states, including a breakdown by category of funding. This total includes “formula” funds allocated directly to states for roads, bridges, water systems, airports, ports, and Superfund site cleanup. Data represents announced funding (formula and discretionary) as of January 13, 2023. 

White House: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law - Rural Playbook (July 2022)
This playbook is intended to help rural communities understand the available funding for infrastructure provided by the IIJA and other sources. It offers information on the “what, where, and how” to apply for federal infrastructure dollars. 

White House: A Guidebook to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (Feb. 2022)
The White House has created a guidebook for state, local, tribal, and territorial leaders. This guidebook describes the funding available under the law, as well as an explanatory document for program-by-program information.

Congressional Research Service: Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act (IIJA): Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure (Jan. 2022: R46892, PDF)
A comprehensive CRS report on the IIJA bill, past SRF appropriations, and legislative section summaries. January 2022 publication.

EPA State-by-State Allocation of 2022 Water Infrastructure Funding (Dec. 2021)
This government website includes state-by-state allocation of 2022 funding, and a breakdown of EPA funding by SRF program, and additional funding available through the new core infrastructure law. 

USDOT State-by-State Fact Sheets: Benefits of Core Infrastructure Law (Nov. 2021)
Each state's potential new construction resources are detailed in these USDOT fact sheets on transportation projects, describing roads, bridges, EV chargers, and explanations of federal program increases. 

NRDC: Lead Pipes Are Widespread and Used In Every State (2020)
While most states do not collect data on lead water pipe usage in their states, this National Resources Defense Council project and webpage has made an effort to systematically collect this data for interpretation.