City to re-hab water, sewer systems
Last updated 3/11/2020 at 12:11pm
RITZVILLE — The city’s water and sewer system will be getting an overhaul after receiving U.S. Department of Agriculture funds.
A USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program awarded the city just over $7 million.
The funding includes $3.4 million in loan funds and almost $3.9 million in grants, designated for potable water, Mayor Gary Cook said.
The funds will provide for construction of a new municipal well and funds house, he said.
The money will also pay for rehabilitation of two existing wells, re-coating the existing water reservoir, distribution system u...