September 29, 2010

Wednesday’s Water News: Federal Grant to Increase Treatment Capacity for N.Y. Community

Posted in Florida, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas at 7:15 pm by bengann

A $1.25 million federal grant will help pay for a new wastewater treatment facility to increase capacity in the Town of Montgomery, New York.  The new system will increase capacity to serve more than 10 commercial properties and over 110 homes.

Headlines
In Florida, parts of Lee County are under a boil water notice after two separate water main breaks – one in Cape Coral and one in North Fort Myers.

The Village of New Paltz, New York which has been plagued for years by sewer issues, has received a $540,000 state block grant to replace an aged sewer line that runs near the Wallkill River.

Stimulus Spotlight
Construction is set to begin this week on a long-awaited public water line extension into part of Adams County, Ohio. The total funding available for the water line is $2.1 million with $425,000 of it coming from a Community Development Block Grant via the economic stimulus.

Elected officials are making a push to redirect $2 million in economic stimulus money to help pay for the installation of a public water system in Calverton, New York.

Sewer Rate News
Elgin, Texas
Fulton, Missouri
Prosper, Texas

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