The Bureau of Reclamation is lowering water reductions for the Colorado River Basin States due to improved drought conditions for Lake Mead.
The Irrigation Association signed on to a letter asking legislators to include $750 million in funding for FFAR through the 2023 Farm Bill. 
The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers issued a final rule to amend the final “Revised Definition of WOTUS rule.
The State Water Resources Control Board released its proposed regulatory text for Making Conservation a California Way of Life on Aug. 18.
The funding will provide nearly $700 million in grants and loans to rural residents, farmers and business owners across the country.
Interior allocates-$152-million
The Department of the Interior allocated $152 million dollars for water storage and conveyance projects in the Western U.S. through H.R.3684.
The House of Representatives drafted bipartisan legislation to revise seasonal work visa programs to address labor shortages. 
Irrigation-Association-joins-Tomorrow-Workforce Coalition
The IA has joined the Tomorrow’s Workforce Coalition, a group of companies with a mission to build support for workforce development policy.
The Chips and Science Act, H.R.4346, began its second funding phase in June.
The IA joined NAW and more than 160 other business groups asking Congress to make permanent a 20% deduction for small businesses.