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Governor Pence Ceremonially Signs Water Industry-Related Bills

Governor Mike Pence today ceremonially signed six water industry-related bills at the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) Indiana Chapter Water Summit in Indianapolis.

“Water resources are a vital component of our future economic success,” said Governor Pence. “The bills I ceremonially signed today aim to protect water quality, incentivize water and wastewater infrastructure modernization, and improve water resource management—issues important to economic development and improving the quality of life here in Indiana. I applaud the work of members of our Indiana General Assembly in bringing these bills to my desk for signature.”

The six bills the governor ceremonially signed include HEA 1185, synthetic plastic microbeads, SEA 177, water and wastewater infrastructure costs, SEA 312, tank reporting and water threat minimization, SEA 474, analysis of water utility planning and needs, SEA 516, utility infrastructure improvements, and HEA 1319, acquisition of distressed utilities.