The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced the award of $30,304,970 in construction grants to nine drinking water and wastewater systems across the state as part of the American Rescue Plan Act funds directed by Gov. Brad Little.
According to Little, these investments from last year could potentially keep property taxes low.
“Property taxes are determined locally,” Little said in a statement. “But the investments we made in water and other infrastructure needs at the state level help relieve the burden on local government to cover costs of projects, improving the chances property owners won’t be burdened with the costs.”
Some of the top-awarded wastewater systems include: