Congressional negotiators agree on water bill
Water projects that would be authorized over the next 10 years under a compromise reached by House and Senate negotiators. The bill needs the approval of the full House and Senate, which are expected to vote next week.
—$748 million for dredging and widening the Sabine-Neches Waterway in Texas and Louisiana.
—More than $1 billion for environmental restoration along the Louisiana coast.
—$461 million for expansion of the Port of Savannah in Georgia.
—$800 million for a flood diversion project in the Red River Valley region of North Dakota and parts of Minnesota.
—$216 million to improve navigation in Boston Harbor in Massachusetts.
—$73 million for flood protections in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
—Up to $43 million to reduce hurricane and storm damage risks along the San Clemente, Calif., shoreline.
—More than $27 million for flood plain restoration along the Willamette River in Oregon.