Hoeven Announces Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects in Three North Dakota Cities

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a total of $1,340,000 in grants and $1,785,000 in loans for water infrastructure projects in North Dakota. Details of the funding are as follows:

  • City of Medina – $537,000 grant, $668,000 loan – The funds will be used for water and sewer improvements, replacing water mains, fire hydrants and gate valves in the city. 
  • City of LaMoure – $803,000 grant, $997,000 loan – The funds will be used to remove the water tower and install a new at-grade concrete tank to feed the city’s water system.
  • City of Beach – $120,000 loan – The funds will be used to finance a sewer improvement project and install a new master lift station to assist pumping sewer to the lagoons. 

“Ensuring our communities have access to clean, reliable water is very important,” said Hoeven. “Today’s funds will support efforts to replace and improve old water systems, eliminate health risks, upgrade water distribution systems and update fire hydrants for residents.”