WaterWorld: First of Recovery Act water funds awarded
In a move that stands to create thousands of jobs, boost local economies, improve aging water infrastructure and protect human health and the environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the first of the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grants under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009. Clean Water State Revolving Fund grants have been made to the states of New York, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Nebraska. Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grants have been awarded to the states of Kansas and Nebraska.
43 million tons move through our transportation infrastructure daily.