Residents in Weed, California, are challenging an Oregon-based timber company that is claiming rights to spring water on land that it owns but that has also supplied the town with drinking water for decades.
California’s severe drought continues with no end in sight and families across the state face life without water—something most of us can only imagine—as wells run dry. Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) has been helping homeowners through the California household/small water system drought assistance (HSWSDA) loan/grant program.
House Bill 209 was signed into law July 28 forming the Alaska Water and Sewer Advisory Committee which will assess current water and sewer conditions in rural areas of the state.
U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $9 million grant to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Colorado for upgrades to its water and wastewater infrastructure in Towaoc and White Mesa.