USDA Invests In California Infrastructure Improvements

From The Oakdale Leader – Funding is provided through USDA Rural Development’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program, and can be used for drinking water, storm water drainage and waste disposal systems for rural communities with 10,000 or fewer residents.

California projects awarded the funds include:

  • Donner Summit Public Utility District in Placer County received a $336,000 loan for improvements to the Big Bend water system.
  • Woodbridge Sanitary District in San Joaquin County received a $1.5 million loan for improvements to the district’s wastewater system.
  • San Luis Obispo County received a $3.2 million loan for water storage improvements in the community of Cayucos. (more)
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Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!