New York State would invest $2 billion to enhance water infrastructure under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday.

Cuomo said the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017 aims to provide capital dollars needed to upgrade municipal drinking water systems, improve municipal wastewater systems and protect drinking water. The Democratic governor said funding for individual projects will prioritize regional and watershed level solutions while also incentivizing consolidation and sharing of water and wastewater services.

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