Capito and Manchin Announce Funding for USDA Water and Waste Disposal Program

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WASHINGTON DC – US Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a loan of $ 1,460,000 and a grant of $ 513,000 of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Water and Waste Disposal Program. This funding will be used to support water and wastewater infrastructure projects for two utility districts in West Virginia.

“Ensuring reliable infrastructure for water and wastewater is a fundamental responsibility of government. Investments in rural development help create the foundations our communities need to thrive, while setting them on the path to further economic development ”, Senator Capito said. “Supporting projects like these is a key focus of my work as a non-commissioned member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee due to the positive impact they can have in West Virginia. . I will continue to use my role to support initiatives like this one that strengthen our state’s infrastructure. “

“Investing in rural communities and West Virginia’s water and wastewater infrastructure will bring clean water, well-paying jobs, economic growth and benefit the whole state.” I am happy that the USDA is supporting projects in the Monumental Public Service District to replace water pipes and Hardy County. District Public Service to replace facilities previously damaged by flooding. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fight for funds to support our rural communities across Mountain State ”, said Senator Manchin.

Individual prices listed below:

  • Loan program for water and waste disposal:
    • $ 1,460,000 – Hardy County Civil Service District: This rural development investment will be used to help the Hardy County utility district build a facility that will house the main office and maintenance shop.
  • Subsidy program for water and waste disposal:
    • $ 513,000 – Monumental district of the public service: This rural development investment will be used to help Monumental Public Service District replace water pipes in areas along Finch Run, Moody Run, Davy Run, Gilboa Road, Paw Paw Creek, Laurel Run, Bethel Run, Little Dunkard Mill and several shorter branch lines.

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