Improving Health and Water Quality in Rural America

Map of Recovery Act Results 

Commitment at Day 100: Start 200 New Waste and Water System Projects in Rural America


Results at Day 200: 200 New Waste and Water System Projects Started in Rural America

We are pleased to report that new waste and water systems are underway in 200 communities in rural America. These funds are used to build drinking water, sanitary sewer, solid waste, and storm drainage facilities in rural communities of 10,000 or fewer people.

Top-level, state-by-state data can be reviewed in the table below. For more detailed information, download the .csv file here.


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is a strategic and significant investment in our country’s future. The Act will save and create jobs immediately while also laying the foundation for a robust and sustainable 21st century economy by modernizing our health care, improving our schools, modernizing our infrastructure, and investing in the clean energy technologies of the future.

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