Town of Sullivan gets grant for rural water infrastructure

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More than $11.3 million in eight rural New York State communities to improve rural water infrastructure.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $272 million to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater
infrastructure for 270,000 people living in rural communities across 37 states and Puerto
Rico.

Locally, the money will fund a project in the Town of Sullivan in Madison County, with an “investment of $320,000 in loan funding will be used to create a public water and fire service district in the Town of Sullivan, located in Madison County.

The project will deliver a reliable water source to residences that do not have safe potable water.

The project will include the installation of approximately 6,900 feet of eight-inch water main with six hydrants on Hamilton Brown Road and 1,200 feet of eight-inch water main with three hydrants on Bushnell Shore Road,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture announcement.

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