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DEQ awards $150,000 in funding assistance to Rural Community Assistance Corporation for household septic system program

Friday, February 23, 2018

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the award of $150,000 in funding assistance for the Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC).

DEQ’s State Revolving Loan Fund, which is capitalized annually by grants from the Environmental Protection Agency, is authorized by state law to provide assistance to nonprofit corporations to improve wastewater systems. The funding provided to RCAC will be used to offer low-interest rate loans and grants to refurbish or replace individual septic systems in rural communities with populations less than 50,000.

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Loan Programs Coordinator
MaryAnna Peavey
DEQ State Office
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0122

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