Recovery Act Funding to Improve Water Service, Create Jobs in
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“This project is a prime example of how Recovery Act funding is helping local communities,” said Acting EPA Regional Administrator Stan Meiburg. “The I-64 pipeline project will fund much-needed improvements in water service for Louisville Water Company customers and expand service to
"Through the combined efforts of the EPA and KIA, Louisville Water Company has been able to use federal funds to not only provide much-need improvements in water service for existing Louisville Water Company customers, but also expand service to Eastern Jefferson County, Shelby County and Frankfort," said Gov. Beshear. “Such strategic use of ARRA funds is indicative of our commitment to building stronger communities from the ground up.”
The Louisville Water Company serves approximately 270,220 customers in Jefferson, Oldham and
In 2009, the EPA distributed $20.5 million in ARRA funding to KIA to help the state finance many of the overdue improvements to drinking water systems that are essential for protecting public health and the environment across the state. The funding augmented
President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Feb. 17, and has directed the Recovery Act be implemented with unprecedented transparency and accountability. To that end, the American people can see how every dollar is being invested at www.Recovery.gov.
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