Introduced in February of last year, the Water Resources Development Act, now called the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, has officially been signed into law.
Emmonak residents are still awaiting the arrival of needed replacement parts to fix a vacuum pump damaged by the fire. Mayor Wilbur Hootch has scheduled an emergency meeting for Tuesday night to approve the budget for needed repairs.
Water and sewer infrastructure in rural Alaska will soon be under review by a new state advisory committee. House Bill 209, sponsored by Nome Representative Neal Foster, was signed into law on July 28th.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed more than port development last week. One of the biggest topics was Unalakleet’s water crisis.
A rate consultant told the Nome City Council and the Nome Utility Board that electric rates should go up by as much as 13 percent, and water/sewer rates by nearly 16 percent.
The communities of Quinhagak, Shageluk, Nunapitchuk, Buckland, and Akiachak will receive grants from the USDA’s branch of Rural Development for water, wastewater and solid waste projects.
Field technicians travel 40 miles from Elim up the Tubuktulik River to gather baseline data near the largest known uranium deposit in Alaska.
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