The organization encourages consumers to identify lead service lines in their homes.
USDA will invest $183 million in the water and wastewater infrastructure projects through its Water and Environmental Program.
On average, for every $1 million of SRF money spent in four states, the national and local economies received a significant return.
Water scarcity is contributed to by a plethora of causes, including population growth, inadequate government support and environmental issues.
The funding will enable Carlsbad to recycle and use all of its wastewater during the summer months, meeting nearly 33 percent of its water district’s annual water needs.
Through this initiative, the agency can help communities to conduct financial evaluations including alternatives analyses, rate and revenue studies, water efficiency studies and resiliency assessments.
The federal agency says infrastructure needs total $271 billion. It also approved the Golden State’s plan to eliminate trash from waterways.
In response to its findings, the study authors argue that West Virginia American Water should come under public ownership and operation through remunicipalization.
The U.S. territorial island has agreed to invest around $77 million to improve stormwater systems in the municipality of San Juan.