$37 million for drinking water and wastewater systems across New York
That will support vital drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects across New York.
The Board's approval includes more than $9 million in grants awarded under the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act.
To date, $225 million in WIIA grants have leveraged over $1 billion in total project costs for over 120 projects in New York State.
These grants combined with low or no-interest loans have resulted in over $629 million in taxpayer savings.
Additionally, this year under the $2.5 billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017, $255 million in funding was made available for vital drinking water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades available. ■