May 02 2007

Graham and DeMint Announce $2.6 Million in Federal Funds for Ware Shoals Water Project

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.