August 28, 2023
Contact: MaryAnna Peavey. Grants and Loans Bureau Chief, MaryAnna.Peavey@deq.idaho.gov
BOISE — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded $60,000 in drinking water assistance to the city of White Bird in Idaho County.
The money will be used for emergency funding assistance for water hauling and bulk water costs.
The funds from DEQ’s State Revolving Loan Fund, which is capitalized annually by grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, provides this funding with no repayment obligation. The favorable loan terms represent a $100,454 savings to the community when compared to average costs for municipal general obligation debt issuances.