Hundreds of Alabama systems apply for water, sewer grants


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Department of Environmental Management says more than 400 water and sewer systems have applied for grants funded by pandemic relief money.

Alabama lawmakers this winter approved using $225 million out of the state’s share of American Rescue Plan funding to fund water and sewer projects.

ADEM Director Lance LeFleur says it’s a historic opportunity to address high-need projects in the state. State Rep. Kelvin Lawrence of Hayneville says the funding could be life-changing for many people in his Black Belt district.

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4/4/2022 11:28:35 AM (GMT -5:00)

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