Department of Interior releases funds to help fulfill tribal water settlements

Published: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 9:19pm
Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 9:20pm

The Department of Interior has allocated nearly $580 million to fulfill tribal water settlements.

The money comes from the Biden administration’s Infrastructure Law and the Reclamation Water Settlements Fund.

The Navajo Nation, San Carlos Apaches, Ak Chin and Gila River Indian Communities are among those who will receive the funding.

The money will go toward irrigation districts, water distribution and other projects.

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