USDA: Vilsack to announce investments in rural water infrastructure for communities across the country including Wisconsin

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, October 14, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will hold a media call to announce new investments to modernize drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities across the country. These investments by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reflect the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to help rural America build back better. The Secretary will be joined on the call by Nathan Ohle, Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, and Matthew HolmesChief Executive Officer of the National Rural Water Association. 
States that will benefit from the announcement include: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming and Puerto Rico. 
WHO: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership Nathan Ohle, and Chief Executive Officer of the National Rural Water Association Matthew Holmes 
WHEN: October 14, at 9:00AM CST 
DIAL-IN:       Credentialed members of the media should RSVP to [email protected] for dial-in instructions.