USDA-RD project means better Kasaan water supply
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The new Kasaan water tank is seen in this March photo taken by Jerry Cnossen, project superintendent with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Printed with permission from ANTHC.
A $3.4 million federal project to supply water to the village of Kasaan on Prince of Wales Island has been completed.
According to the Alaska office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development, the new water treatment plant and storage tank will provide clean drinking water to Kasaan residents.
Funding for the project was provided by USDA-RD’s Rural Alaska Village Grant program.
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