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New York has New State Funding in Budget for Water Projects

Lawmakers say they want to stem the increasing number of water-main breaks and provide for bigger repair costs.

Mon April 06, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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New York's state budget contains $200 million in new funding for municipalities looking to repair or upgrade aging water systems.
New York's state budget contains $200 million in new funding for municipalities looking to repair or upgrade aging water systems.

ALBANY, NY (AP NEWS) - New York’s state budget contains $200 million in new funding for municipalities looking to repair or upgrade aging water systems.

Lawmakers say they want to stem the increasing number of water-main breaks and provide for bigger repair costs.

The grants will be through the Environmental Facilities Corp. over the next three years.

Individual grants of $5 million are also available.