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$62 million for water projects across New York

Staff Writer |
The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation Board of Directors approved more than $62 million in grants, interest-free loans, and low-cost loans to support vital drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects across New York State.

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This funding will provide much-needed assistance for drinking water and wastewater projects in communities statewide.

This Board approval includes over $9 million in grants awarded in the second round of funding from the 2015 Water Infrastructure Improvement Act.

Under the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act, $225 million in grant has leveraged over $1 billion in total project costs for over 120 projects in New York State. These grants resulted in over $629 million in taxpayer savings.

The Governor also recently announced that applications are available for $255 million in funding for vital drinking water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades as part of the $2.5 billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017.

$225 million is available through the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act and $30 million is available for the new Intermunicipal Water Infrastructure Grants Program.

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