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EPA Celebrates World Water Day, Announces $2.7 Billion to Improve Water Infrastructure

Today, on World Water Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist states, tribes, and territories with infrastructure projects that help provide safe drinking water and protect surface waters in communities across the United States. Additionally, EPA is announcing a new $12 million grant program to help wastewater utilities that serve small, rural, and tribal communities. These investments in water infrastructure underscore this year’s World Water Day theme, the value of water, and demonstrate EPA’s commitment to building back better while helping support vital water services where they are most needed.

Read the full press release from the EPA.