The Bureau of Reclamation (BoR) notified the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System on Friday, Feb. 6 that the project will be receiving a total of $9 million in funding for FY15. This is an increase of nearly $6.6 million from the $2.4 million originally proposed by the Administration in its FY15 Budget.
The increased funding was the result of efforts by the tri-state congressional delegation to increase funding for BoR’s Rural Water Program by an additional $31 million. BoR officials then made the final decision on how to allocate the $31 million among six rural water projects.
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