Rural Water Projects Get $123 Million from USDA

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act several communities are getting new water, and water treatment facilities across 24 states.

Published on: Jun 18, 2009

USDA has announced another round of rural development funding for small community water projects. This round includes $123 million in funding for projects in 24 states, and is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The latest round of funding provides money for 38 projects ranging from community water improvements to waste water treatment facilities.

The new projects could also create as many as 2,000 jobs.

The 24 states where projects are located include: Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

Here's a list of the projects included in this latest round of funding:

Florida - Immokalee Water & Sewer District (Sewer): $8,088,000 Fla. - Wewahitchka Stone Mill Creek Water (Water): $5,445,200 Total Projects Florida (2): $13,533,200

Iowa - City of Elkader (Sewer): $1,165,000 Total Projects Iowa (1): $1,165,000

Idaho - City of Fairfield (Sewer): $1,220,000 Total Projects Idaho (1): $1,220,000

Illinois - Eaton Water District (Water): $1,375,000 Total Projects Illinois (1): $1,375,000

Kentucky - Edmonson County Water District (Water): $819,500 Ky. - Pendleton County Water District (Water): $275,000 Total Projects Kentucky (2): $1,094,500

Louisiana - Town of Jonesville (Water): $205,000 La. - Village of Montpelier (Water): $850,000 Total Projects Louisiana (2): $1,055,000

Maine - Lincoln Sanitary District (Sewer): $2,650,000 Total Projects Maine (1): $2,650,000

Michigan - West Iron County Sewer Authority (Sewer) $1,000,000 Total Projects Michigan (1): $1,000,000

Missouri - City of Clarence (Sewer): $2,763,000 Mo. - Jackson County PWSD #17 (Water): $417,000 Mo. - Linn-Livingston PWSD #3 (Water): $3,369,030 Total Projects Missouri (3): $6,549,030

Mississippi - Clarkdale Water Association, Inc (Water): $4,200,000 Miss. - Trim Cane Water Association, Inc. (Water): $689,000 Total Projects Mississippi (2): $4,889,000

North Dakota - City of Oakes (Combined): $4,970,000 Total Projects North Dakota (1): $4,970,000

New Hampshire - North Conway Water Precinct ( Sewer): $8,190,000 Total Projects New Hampshire (1): $8,190,000

New York - Town of Boston Water District 2 (Water): $353,700 N.Y. - Town of Boston Water District 3 (Water): $3,006,000 N.Y. - Village of Sodus Point (Water): $2,520,000 N.Y. - Town of West Sparta (Water): $795,000 Total Projects New York (4): $6,674,700

Ohio - Jefferson County (Sewer): $9,429,000 Ohio - Northwestern Water & Sewer Dist. (Sewer): $4,420,000 Total Projects Ohio (2): $13,849,000

Oklahoma - Flint Ridge Rural Water District (Water): $3,860,000 Total Projects Oklahoma (1): $3,860,000

Oregon - Tri City Water & Sanitary Authority (Sewer): $1,595,000 Ore. - Netarts-Oceanside Sanitary District (NOSD) (Sewer): $20,995,000Total Projects Oregon (2): $22,590,000

South Carolina - Town of Williamston (Sewer) $4,866,600 S.C. - Williamsburg County (Water): $4,147,600 Total Projects South Carolina (2): $9,014,200

South Dakota - Aurora-Brule Rural Water System, Inc.(Water): $3,680,000 Total Projects South Dakota (1): $3,680,000

Tennessee - City of Johnson City (Water): $869,000 Total Projects Tennessee (1): $869,000

Texas - Baffin Bay Water Supply Corporation (Water): $1,627,000 Texas - Leigh WSC (Water): $2,515,000 Total Projects Texas (2): $4,142,000

Virginia - Carroll County Public Service Authority (Water): $1,062,000 Total Projects Virginia (1): $1,062,000

Washington - Battleground (Sewer): $7,000,000 Total Projects Washington (1): $7,000,000

Wisconsin- Town of Port Wing (Sewer): $1,142,000 Total Projects Wisconsin (1): $1,142,000

W. Virginia - McDowell County Public Service District (Water): $1,724,000 W.Va. - Town of Newburg (Water): $185,000Total Projects West Virginia (2): $1,909,000