New Haven to receive federal funding for town water project

by Andrew Henderson

The Town of New Haven will be receiving more than $1 million in federal funding for water and waste management.

The town will receive a Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant for a total of $1,203,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rural Development’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program.

The funding will be used to install new water mains and improve access to clean and purified water for New Haven area residents, according to U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that the Town of New Haven has received

“Supporting New York’s rural communities with smart investments for water and waste management is pivotal for those towns and the local economy,” said Schumer. “It improves water quality and spurs economic development.

“Septic systems back up easily along Lake Ontario and this USDA Rural Development investment for the Town of New Haven will help improve local access to clean and purified water, which in turn will help enhance quality of life in the community and lead the way for further economic development in the region,” he added.

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