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Both the House and Senate are making the review of Clean Water Act jurisdiction a top priority. Various Supreme Court decisions on what constitutes a “water of the U.S.” — a threshold issue for determining whether the federal government has oversight authority over key water bodies — have narrowed the scope of federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction. Congress is seeking to legislatively reverse these decisions and NACWA has been supportive of these efforts and seeking to ensure that key concerns of the clean water community are addressed as this process plays out on Capitol Hill.
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