Hoeven Announces More Than $5.5 Million in Funding for North Dakota Water Infrastructure Projects
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded more than $3.1 million in loans and $2.4 million in grants for water infrastructure projects in North Dakota. Details of the funding are as follows:
- City of McClusky – a $2,408,000 loan and $1,928,400 grant – The funding will be used to fund Phase 1 of a major water, sewer and storm sewer project in the city. Parts of McClusky's current water distribution and wastewater systems are over 75 years old and the systems need to be repaired or replaced.
- City of Lakota – a $601,000 loan and $546,000 grant – The funding will be used to install new water meters and replace the current, 98 year old water tower.
- The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe – $116,000 loan – The funds will help finance storm sewer infrastructure improvements for a new housing development.
“Today’s investments are important in ensuring the continued growth of the McClusky, Lakota and Lake Traverse communities,” Hoeven said. “These investments will increase access to clean water for residents and businesses in these communities.”
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