Water Projects

Governor Andy Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers have announced new funding for six different projects across the commonwealth. For the people of Floyd County, one of those projects has been a long time in the making.The town of Wheelwright will soon see work begin on a new water station to replace the 89-year-old infrastructure the area is currently working with.“There was a commitment to try to get a stable water supply in there and it needed changed out,” said Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams.Williams said the new system, funded by $2.05 million in Abandoned Mine Lands funding from the state’s Pilot Grant program, will be beneficial for the region as a whole.

Source: MG News

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