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In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...historically has cost between $200,000 and $400,000 per home in rural Alaska Native communities, according to Bill Griffith with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's water division."It's incredibly expensive," he...
Bush Caucus hears need for water, sewer work in rural Alaska

...figure includes new water and sewer projects, as well as needed upgrades and maintenance for existing systems, said Bill Griffith of the state Department of Environmental Conservation's Village Safe Water program.Funding for such projects has...
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State water quality division requests $25 million

...program, federal funds with a state match, declined more than 60 percent in the last nine years, DEC program manager Bill Griffith said. Funding is now $667 million below the projected need, he said. Water Quality plans to turn to new technology...
Alaska Digest

...was established in 1970 to construct sustainable water and sewer projects in rural communities across the state. Bill Griffith, facility programs manager for the Village Safe Water program, said Thursday the program serves 250 communities...
Federal rules stall funding for rural plumbing projects

...Chad Padgett. The state may not have the staff to handle the extra paperwork and other requirements, according to Bill Griffith, facilities program manager for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Both sides said they're close...


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