The United States government has identified the following Native American and Alaska Native communities to receive $90 million in federal stimulus funds for water and wastewater projects:
Alaska – $3,918,750 for the native Village of Buckland for a lift station, sewer and forcemain, serving 105 homes.
Arizona – $1.14 million to the San Carlos Apache Tribe for regional water system improvements, serving 1,055 homes.
California – $6,371,470 to the Tule River Tribe for a wastewater treatment plant, serving 268 homes.
Kansas – $55,000 to Kickapoo Tribe to rehabilitate tanks, serving 200 homes.
Michigan – $190,600 to the Bay Mills Indian Community for pumphouse upgrades, serving 153 homes
Montana – $1,033,610 to the Crow Tribe for the first phase of a sewer lagoon, serving 564 homes.
New Mexico – $991,700 to the Mescalero Apache Tribe for a windmill water main, serving 612 homes.
New York – $349,000 to the St. Regis Mohawk Indians for water treatment plant upgrades, serving 1,146 homes.
North Carolina – $442,700 to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to repair a leaking storage tank, serving 1,826 homes.
South Dakota – $1,010,300 to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe for backwash piping, serving 549 homes.
Utah – $139,000 to the Ute Indian Tribe to restore an old lagoon site, serving 70 homes.
Washington – $1,052,100 to Lummi Tribe for a water main, serving 1,053 homes.