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S.2225: Smart Water Resource Management Conservation and Efficiency Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about water resources development
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Sponsor Tom Udall, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 9, 2014
Latest Major Action July 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Smart Water Resource Management Conservation and Efficiency Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to establish and carry out a smart water resource management pilot program to award grants to three to five eligible entities (authorities that provide water, wastewater, or water reuse services) to demonstrate novel and innovative technology-based solutions that will: (1) increase the energy and water efficiency of water, wastewater, and water reuse systems; (2) improve such systems to help communities make significant progress in conserving water, saving energy, and reducing costs; and (3) support the implementation of innovative processes and the installation of advanced automated systems that provide real-time data on energy and water.

Directs the Secretary, in selecting grant recipients, to consider:

  • energy and cost savings;
  • the novelty of the technology to be used;
  • the degree to which the project integrates next-generation ...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.
April 9, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.