The federal government’s vigorous attempts to get the economy moving are producing gushers of money for water projects of all types. The American Recovery Reinvestment Act of 2009 allocates large amounts to water infrastructure, but it’s far from the only source: There’s the Water Quality Investment Act of 2009, changes to the tax law to allow more money for private activity bonds for water projects, and a good number of other water-related bills. Add to that a long list of earmarks sending money to legislators’ home districts and you have a lot of money. The trick is to ferret it out. In this article, we’ll try to bring things up to date on what's been happening legislatively with the water infrastructure.