A 14-year-old federal loan program, the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, has helped managers of community water systems like Steven Meade in Atlanta, Idaho, provide safe and clean water for their communities via loans. No more. Republican-led budget cuts mean Meade's community can't make its water fit to drink.
"Federal Budget Deal Slashes Key Community Water Funds"
Source: High Country News, 05/03/2011