Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced the Town of Ware Shoals will receive a $1,110,000 grant and a $1,553,000 loan for water system infrastructure improvements.
The funds will be used for the construction of a 300,000-gallon elevated water tank and 2 pump stations; the installation of 4,300 feet of twelve-inch waterline and 2,900 feet of six-inch waterline; the purchase of equipment; and the installation of radio read meters and other appurtenances.
The grant and loan were awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as part of the agency's merit-based or competitive allocation process.