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September 20, 2022

TOMORROW @ 10AM: Hearing on the Preparedness and Resilience of Critical Infrastructure and the Water Sector

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21st, the Committee on Homeland Security chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold a hearing to explore the preparedness and resilience of critical infrastructure, using the water sector as a case study. Committee Members will be able to ask witnesses about:

  • The preparedness and resiliency challenges unique to the water sector, particularly considering recent issues with water infrastructure in Jackson, MS and other communities across the U.S.
  • The nexus between environmental justice and the preparedness and resilience of critical infrastructure.
  • The importance of ensuring underserved communities are not overlooked as Federal critical infrastructure dollars are distributed.

This hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on the Committee’s website.

Event details:

WHAT: Full Committee Hearing – Critical Infrastructure Preparedness and Resilience: A Focus on Water

WHEN: Wednesday, September 21 @ 10am EDT

WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building


  • Hon. Craig Fugate, Former Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Mr. David Gadis, CEO and General Manager, DC Water
  • Ms. Abre’ Conner, Director, Center for Environmental and Climate Justice, NAACP
  • Mr. John O’Connell, III, Senior Vice President, National Rural Water Association

Updated info and livestream available here.

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