September 10, 2009

Thursday’s Water News: Mississippi City Gets $1 million for Wastewater Project

Posted in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina at 5:19 pm by bengann

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has announced the city of Tupelo has been approved for a subsidized low-interest loan in excess of $1 million to construct a gravity interceptor replacement line to transport residential and commercial wastewater generated within the old downtown area to the existing central pumping station.

Headlines
Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Connecticut has been closed for the day today due to a water main break at the nearby Veterans Affairs facility, which provides the park with water.

Water Works crews in Erie, Pennsylvania are working on repairing a water main break that has disrupted service to 15 homes.

Stimulus Spotlight
The city of Charleston, South Carolina is seeking a $146.3 million federal stimulus grant to pay for an overhaul to the drainage system beneath downtown streets that flood often during rainstorms.

Clark County, Ohio will receive $216,000 in federal stimulus funds to replace a lift station.

Sewer Rate News
Austin, Minnesota
Brawley, California
Highlandville, Missouri
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

I will be out of the office tomorrow. The next Water News Update will be on Monday, September 14.

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