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)