In Brief: Water rights settlement to bring clean water to Navajo Nation

KUTV reports that President Donald Trump signed a $2.3 trillion omnibus appropriations package Sunday, which included the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act that will bring clean drinking water to residents in the Navajo Nation. According to a news release from the office of the president and vice president of Navajo Nation, 40 percent of Navajo households in Utah lack running water or adequate sanitation. In some cases, such as in the community of Oljato on the Arizona-Utah border, a single spigot on a desolate road, miles from any residence, serves 900 people.

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