ID, WA projects part of USDA’s Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Funds

Earlier this week, the USDA announced an $891 million investment in rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in 43 states, including Washington and Idaho. Funding 220 projects, the investment will help improve rural water infrastructure for 787,000 residents. The projects are being funded through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program. Projects in […]

USDA Rolls Out Guarantee Loan Initiative Program

The USDA is out with a new initiative, all in an effort to,” make it easier for private lenders to use our programs to invest in rural economic development,” said deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development, Bette Brand. She added 1RD Guarantee Loan Initiative offers a common guaranteed loan application for USDA programs supporting development of […]

Mabton Receives USDA Funds For Well Construction

On Wednesday, the USDA announced a $281 million investment for 106 rural water and wastewater infrastructure projects nationwide.  That funding includes a $677,000 loan and $296,195 grant to the city of Mabton, WA for a new well. Ground water is currently pumped from two wells, delivered to an 800,000-gallon reservoir, treated by chlorination for disinfection […]