Grant: $19,500,000 - Environmental Protection Agency - May. 27, 2009
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Award Description: The Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Funds are awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the State of Mississippi to capitalize our revolving loan fund for the financing for the construction of drinking water facilities, green infrastructure, program administration and drinking water related activities. The primary requirements of the award are that we preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery through the investment in infrastructure projects that will provide long term public health and economic benefit, preserve and create jobs, and promote economic recovery.
Project Description: The overall expected purpose and results from the activities funded with this ARRA will include: The preservation and creation of jobs and promote economic recovery through the construction of the drinking water infrastructure. New or rehabilitated infrastructure will have the added effect of reducing operation and maintenance costs. Those saved funds will be able to be redirected towards needed purchases or staff needed for effective operation and compliance with state and federal regulations. The Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund's purpose from its inception was to provide a method of local investment in environmental protection and public drinking water infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits.
Infrastructure Description: The Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Funds are awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the State of Mississippi to capitalize our revolving loan fund for the financing for the construction of drinking water facilities, green infrastructure, program administration and drinking water related activities.
Jobs Summary: Within the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund at the state level, the program has hired 3 additional project management engineers on contractual terms. Our intention is to keep the new positions on a permanent basis once ARRA funds have been depleted. It is expected that the nature of the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund which involves the construction drinking water infrastructure and providing technical assistance will create or retain jobs with the various contractors that will be performing the work. At this time the administrative jobs are the only known jobs created. Future reporting will future jobs created or retained. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|CITY OF CORINTH||$9,547,000||CORINTH||MS|
|Culkin Water District||$1,155,000||VICKSBURG||MS|
|Glade Water Association||$1,264,713||LAUREL||MS|
|Greenfield Water Association, Inc.||$1,075,000||BRANDON||MS|
|Hwy 28 Water Association||$341,000||MAGEE||MS|
|Hilldale Water District Inc||$1,498,523||VICKSBURG||MS|
|Hub Water Association||$562,500||COLUMBIA||MS|
|City of Laurel||$5,070,735||LAUREL||MS|
|Nicholson Water & Sewer Association, Inc.||$1,507,700||NICHOLSON||MS|
|Acl Water Association Inc||$605,000||PELAHATCHIE||MS|
|Adams County Water Association Inc||$2,022,543||NATCHEZ||MS|
|City of Belzoni||$641,964||BELZONI||MS|
|City of Clinton||$2,478,155||CLINTON||MS|
|City of Newton||$638,060||NEWTON||MS|
|Wheeler Frankstown Water||$1,182,200||BOONEVILLE||MS|
|Piney Woods Country Life School||$521,000||PINEY WOODS||MS|
|Salem Water Assoc||$435,750||COLLINS||MS|
|Southeast Rankin Water Association Inc||$1,313,000||MENDENHALL||MS|
|Town of Caledonia||$4,077,990||CALEDONIA||MS|