Rural Water District

Rural Water District

In the United States, a local government institution that supplies water to farms and homes in a rural area. Because the provision of water in low-population areas can be expensive, the federal government offers various assistance programs to help pay for rural water district services.
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LEXINGTON Cleveland County Rural Water District #1 has completed drilling three water wells on the Lexington Wildlife Management Area and has started providing safe drinking water to about 125 customers in the area.
This new infrastructure will help deliver safer, more sanitary bulk water to Carlinville, Dorchester, Bunker Hill, and the rural water distribution systems of Jersey County Rural Water Company and Central Macoupin County Rural Water District.
Wayne Allen of Benton County Rural Water District No.
In Kansas, a rural water district was facing wellhead protection issues involving a new subdivision with individual onsite systems.
He was the visionary who started the water company eons ago which has the bragging rights of being the first rural water district in Osage County, OK, and the second for the entire state.
"The water for the house comes from the rural water district and we don't have as much pressure as we do on the other system being on top of the hill like we are, but we have plenty to put out a fire if we get to it fast enough," he said.
This project will provide a reliable water supply source for industrial needs and benefit the communities of Stutsman Rural Water District, Jamestown, Carrington, Central Plains Water District, Tuttle and South Central Regional Water District in central North Dakota.
They tapped into the rural water district when it became available.
In response to the realization that a groundwater contamination problem existed, a rural water district was formed to bring municipal water to a portion of the sinkhole plain.
Stephenson said Ponca City does provide electricity to McCord and sells water to the rural water district, which serves McCord.
With the financial help from the Farmers Home Administration, a department of the United States Department of Agriculture, Jessamine County Rural Water District is currently installing 200,000 feet of water line to serve 375 customers who previously had been using primitive cisterns or private wells for their water supply.
Cass Rural Water District #1 (Water and Waste Disposal - Cass County): $70,000 to alleviate existing health hazards by providing portable water to 163 residential users

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