On Wednesday, the U.S. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing about the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022 to discuss the various impacts of the previous WRDA (2020) and potential policy implementations in WRDA 2022. Policymakers noted the importance of passing this legislation in a timely and bipartisan fashion. Representatives from the U.S. Army Service Corps and the Civil Works programs emphasized the need for more public investment in research and development to support water conservation programs, as well as outreach and education in underserved communities greatly affected by climate change. The panel highlighted possible policy initiatives for WRDA 2022, focusing on dredging, outreach, and strategic implementation.