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.
North Slope Borough and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are working to determine if numerous industrial drums contaminated drinking water at Point Lay’s drinking water lake.
Colorado residents will benefit from new laws allowing the collection of rainwater. Rainwater collection, also known as harvesting; captures, stores and uses collected rainwater.
Quincy Community Services board of directors praised citizens at a recent meeting for their quick response to a recent income survey conducted by Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC). The information collected from the survey will help the board to apply for grant money to fund a new wastewater treatment plant.