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$700K Grant For Better Wastewater Treatment In Switz Co.

Posted On June 02, 2017

By Mike Perleberg

(Switzerland County, Ind.) – Switzerland County residents will benefit from a $700,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.

OCRA and Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch announced nearly $11 million in federal Community Development Block Grants awarded to 23 rural Hoosier communities across five programs.

Switzerland County has been awarded $700,000 for rehabilitation of the East Enterprise wastewater treatment facilities. According to OCRA, this project will rehabilitate the treatment plant and enable the operation of the system to meet required standards and efficiencies.

It will benefit residents of the East Enterprise area of Switzerland County by providing safe wastewater treatment compliant with Indiana Department of Environmental Management standards.

The State of Indiana distributes CDBG funds to rural communities in an effort to ensure health and safety, and to improve the quality of life of citizens.