Biden DOI Announces $585 Million For Water Infrastructure Projects

"The Biden administration will put nearly $600 million toward drought resilience and upgrades to water infrastructure, Interior Department officials announced Wednesday.

The administration will disburse nearly $585 million in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to 83 water projects in 11 states, Deputy Interior Secretary Tommy Beaudreau said on a call with reporters.

Every major river basin under the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) jurisdiction is represented in the projects selected, according to the Interior Department, with funding going to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota and Washington projects."

Zack Budryk reports for The Hill April 5, 2023.

Source: The Hill, 04/06/2023