BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The village of Bath has been selected to participate in a New York State program designed to help upgrade wastewater infrastructure facilities.

The program supports ongoing efforts to protect public health, the environment and support local economies.

"The State's Asset Management Program advances resources and expertise to help municipal leaders establish robust programs to maintain and upgrade essential wastewater infrastructure systems," Governor Hochul said. "My administration is committed to helping local communities across the state protect wastewater systems that are often a municipality's single-most valuable asset. By evaluating flood resilience needs, these local asset management programs will help our communities mitigate the effects of climate change and better prepare for the future."

According to the governor's office, funding for the program totals 10 million dollars and will be made available through the Clean Water Infrastructure Act.