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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

Interior Secretary, Tester Visit Water Plant


Bonnie Davidson / The Courier

Sen. Jon Tester and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell wear gift blankets from tribal members before touring the Assiniboine and Sioux Rural Water Supply System.

Bringing water to rural areas is a task that can be challenging. The Assiniboine and Sioux Rural Water Supply System (ASRWSS) is a state of the art water treatment facility that isn't going to just help the tribes, but could potentially help others in Roosevelt and Valley counties.

Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell visited the facility with Sen. Jon Tester at the end of several meetings with the Fort Peck Tribes and other tribes in Montana. The tour with tribes was to help Jewell learn what tribal leaders needed, and Tester brought her to visit the water treatment plant to show how well s...

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