USDA Invests $2.1M in Biggs Junction water infrastructure

August 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is investing $2.1 million to establish a municipal water system for the rural community of Biggs Junction, located east of The Dalles on Interstate 84, according to State Director John Huffman.

“Safe drinking water is essential for public health, now more than ever, but the cost of a large infrastructure project can be unrealistic for very small, rural communities,” said Huffman. “Today’s investment will enable Biggs Junction to meet the health and safety needs of its businesses and small number of residents for years to come.”

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