WENY News - New York State Grants $23M to 12 Water Projects in Southern Tier

New York State Grants $23M to 12 Water Projects in Southern Tier

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Southern Tier, N.Y. (WENY)-- New York State is awarding $23 million dollars in grants to support 12 drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects throughout the Southern Tier. 

     Under the Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017,  these grants are part of $255 million in funding available for municipalities across the state to support critical water quality infrastructure projects. In the Southern Tier, $23 million in grant funds will leverage $71 million in total project costs and provide nearly $43 million in taxpayer savings. This investment will also create 1,160 jobs across the region.

     The following local Southern Tier Municipalities are receiving grants: 

Steuben County: Village of Addison- $1,056,129
    Town of Erwin- $277.003
    Village of Painted Post- $253,912
    Village of Wayland- $3,000,000

Schuyler County: Village of Odessa- $691,375

Tompkins County: Village of Trumansburg- $1,625,000

Specific project information as well as an interactive map showing these projects may be found here: http://nysefc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=a235c2a5cec647b39b1a1cff91a097b8.

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