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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Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!