Trump Administration Invests $462 Million to Modernize Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Rural Communities

August 2020

Funding will Improve Rural Water Infrastructure for 467,000 Rural Americans in 44 States; Six Projects in Washington State

The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $462 million to modernize critical drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across rural America.

“Upgrading the infrastructure that delivers safe drinking water and modern wastewater management facilities will improve public health and drive economic development in our small towns and cities,” Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand said. “Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA continues to be a strong partner with rural communities, because we know that when rural America thrives, all of America thrives.”

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