Wrangell receives $2.5 million federal grant for water treatment plant


March 20, 2024

The federal appropriations bill signed into law earlier this month includes a $2.5 million grant for Wrangell's new water treatment plant, which is under construction and scheduled for completion in June 2025.

The latest federal grant, added to the budget bill by Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, will reduce the amount of borrowed money the borough will need to repay, Interim Borough Manager Mason Villarma confirmed Friday, March 15.

President Joe Biden signed the appropriations bill on March 9, after the measure won approval by wide margins in the House and Senate.

With the latest federal money, Wr...

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