Stauber applauds USDA funds to modernize rural water in central Minn.
The city of Ironton is set to receive $2,243,000 in loans and $1,445,000 in grants to construct a water treatment facility.
Congressman Pete Stauber announced Tuesday, Oct. 27, the United States Department of Agriculture invested $1,544,000 in grants and $3,278,000 in loans to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.
“I am proud to announce federal funding from the USDA to be delivered to rural communities across my district,” Stauber stated in a release. “With these funds, residents across rural Minnesota will have better access to clean drinking water, which will result in economic growth and continued health benefits. Rural Minnesota matters, so I am thankful to this Administration for investing federal funds in these areas, and I will continue to push for meaningful federal investments for my district.”
The city of Ironton is set to receive $2,243,000 in loans and $1,445,000 in grants to construct a water treatment facility. Northome will receive $494,000 in loans and $99,000 in grants to improve deteriorating water infrastructure. And the city of Wahkon is set to receive $541,000 in loans to improve the wastewater system.