Prescott, Ariz. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) will host a free well owner workshop in Prescott, Arizona on May 13. The event is open to all private well owners, including well owners in Yavapai County.
Private well owners in specific counties in Arizona, California, Idaho and Nevada are eligible to participate in RCAC’s Individual Well Program, which provides free private well assessments for those not regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Estimates that roughly three-quarters of residents living on Hopi land are drinking arsenic-tainted water create growing health concerns among the tribe.
The Arizona Corporation Commission approved the transfer of Sanders water service from a water company with major violations to the neighboring Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA).
West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2015, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 29 loans totaling more than $8.3 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington and Utah with housing, water infrastructure and community development projects.